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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

PBJ 461 - Children and the Law

2018-2019 Catalog Year:

This course examines basic principles and current controversies in the area of children’s legal rights, with emphasis on statutory and case law of New York State. Issues to be considered include: minors’ rights and responsibilities in tortious and contractual lawsuits; minors’ rights to education and medical care; legal consideration of children in custody matters; illegitimate children’s rights; children’s legal protection from child abuse; minors’ eroding constitutional rights in the juvenile justice system.

Prerequisite: PBJ 201 and upper division standing and twelve hours social sciences credit.
Offered: Spring
Credit: 3