TITLE

DEFENDING AMERICA'S CHILDREN: HOW THE CURRENT SYSTEM GETS IT WRONG

AUTHOR(S)
Dodds, Tracy Leigh
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy;Spring2006, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p719
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article explores the connection between the mistreatment of children and the dehumanization of unborn children in the U.S. Part II discusses how the Supreme Court's abortion cases have denied the personhood of unborn children. Part III examines cases in which courts have undervalued children by focusing on state and parental rights, rather than the individual child's interests. Finally, Part V offers an alternative framework, one that explicitly recognizes the innate right of all individuals to have their existence recognized and honored by the government and courts.
ACCESSION #
20727920

 

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