The Laws Treatment of Youth and Children
An academic soft-bound version of the Loose Leaf Wilson On Children and the Law that one expert referred to as "seven books under one cover."
Author, Jeffery Wilson, analyzes the law's treatment of youth and children in every major interaction with the legal system.
- Children as dependents
- International legal protection, "best interests"
- Child support
- Status in legal system
- Role in the courtroom
- Student rights
- Immigrant rights, "in need of protection"
- Youth as criminal defendants
- Sexuality and criminal Law
Table of contents
Chapter 1: Youth and children as dependants and three legal principles offering protection
Chapter 2: International convention law as protection for youth in and outside of Canada
Chapter 3: "Best Interests of Child" law as protection for youth and children
Chapter 4: Child Support for Dependant Youth up against a Dysfunctional Family
Chapter 5: Youth as Legal Participants in Society
Chapter 6: Youth and their Voice in a Courtroom
Chapter 7: Youth as Students
Chapter 8: Youth As Immigrants
Chapter 9: Children and Youth as "in need of protection"
Chapter 10: Youth as Criminal Defendants & their Sexuality and Criminal Law