Connecting law students with their future.
AspenLaw

Child, Family, and State: Problems and Materials on Children and the Law, Seventh Edition

Robert H. Mnookin, D. Kelly Weisberg

$259.00

  • ISBN: 9781454840848

In stock.

  • Description

    When you purchase a new version of this casebook from the LIFT Program, you receive 1-year FREE digital access to the corresponding Examples & Explanations in your course area. Now available in an interactive study center, Examples & Explanations offer hypothetical questions complemented by detailed explanations that allow you to test your knowledge of the topics covered in class.

    View More...

  • Details
    Page Count 936
    Published 03/04/2014
  • Additional Product Details

    SUMMARY OF CONTENTS

    Contents            

    Preface               

    Acknowledgments         

    1. The Child, the Family, and the State   

    2. The Legal Framework for a Child's Economic Relationship Within the Family    

    3. Protecting the Child from Abuse and Neglect

    4. Medical Treatment: Who Speaks for the Child?            

    5. Child Custody               

    6. State-Enforced Limitations on the Liberty of Minors   

    7. Juvenile Delinquency               

    Table of Cases  

    Index    

  • Author Information

    D. Kelly Weisberg

    Professor Weisberg is a lawyer and sociologist. She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Brandeis University, from which she also earned a Ph.D. in sociology in 1976. She received her J.D. from U.C. Berkeley in 1979, where she was a member of the California Law Review. Before joining the Hastings faculty in 1982, she worked at the International Commission of Jurists in Geneva, where she conducted legal research on the rights of children during the International Year of the Child. She has taught at Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Boston University, and Hebrew University, Jerusalem (where she was a Lady Davis Fellow). For the Spring semester 2010, she holds the Hurst Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law.

    Her research interests focus on issues in family law and children and the law. She has participated in federally-funded studies of juvenile parole, juvenile prostitution, family violence, and sexual exploitation of children. She served as a consultant for the American Bar Association, Women on Law Faculties Study, and for the American Justice Institute, National Juvenile Justice Assessment Center, for a study of child abuse. She testified before the Senate Subcommittee of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, on the relationship between runaway behavior and juvenile prostitution.

    She teaches Family Law, Children and the Law, and Wills and Trusts. She is the author of several law review articles and books, including Child, Family, State: Cases and Materials on Children and the Law (co-authored with Robert H. Mnookin) (Aspen Publishers, 5th ed. 2005); Adoption and Assisted Reproduction: Families Under Construction (co-authored with Susan F. Appleton)(Aspen Publishers, 2009); The Birth of Surrogacy in Israel (University Press of Florida, 2005); Modern Family Law: Cases and Materials (co-authored with Susan F. Appleton) (Aspen Publishers, 4th ed. 2009); and Applications of Feminist Legal Theory to Women's Lives (Temple University Press, 1996).

    Ask the Author

    Robert H. Mnookin

    Robert H. Mnookin has held the position of Samuel Williston Professor of Law at Harvard Law School since 1993, after first being appointed Visiting Professor of Law in 1990. His principal areas of interest are dispute resolution, negotiation, and arbitration, in diverse contexts from family law to international law.

    Ask the Author

Close