TITLE

SERVING THE BEST INTEREST OF CALIFORNIA'S DUAL-JURISDICTION MINORS: THE NEED FOR A [REJUNIFICATION OF THE JUVENILE COURT SYSTEM

AUTHOR(S)
Chan, Tracy
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
Southern California Review of Law & Social Justice;Winter2012, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p211
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the laws related to the best interests of the child of California and the doctrine of parens patriae. A focus is on the juvenile law and the Welfare and Institutions Code of California which is applied in the case when a parent is considered as unfit for care giving. The proceedings in the juvenile courts are generally informal in which judges possess familial relations with the juvenile delinquents and discussed the one-court one-judge approach.
ACCESSION #
76130399

 

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