Restatement of the Law,

Children and the Law

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    Tentative Draft No. 4
    Tentative Draft No. 4
    534 pages, 2022, #1RCHLTD4

    TABLE OF CONTENTS

    Section                                                                             Page

    Project Status at a Glance ................................................. xvi

    Foreword ........................................................................... xvii

    Reporters’ Memorandum .................................................. xviii

    Projected Overall Table of Contents .................................. xxi

    PART I

    CHILDREN IN FAMILIES

    CHAPTER 1

    PARENTAL AUTHORITY AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    TOPIC 2

    EDUCATION

    § 1.20. Parental Duty and Authority to Educate ................... 1

    CHAPTER 2

    STATE INTERVENTION FOR ABUSE AND NEGLECT

    TOPIC 2

    GROUNDS

    TITLE B

    NEGLECT

    § 2.26. Educational Neglect ............................................... 29

    TOPIC 3

    PROTECTING FAMILY INTEGRITY

    § 2.30. Obligation of the State to Make Reasonable Efforts
    to Keep a Child in the Care of a Parent or Guardian ......... 52

    TOPIC 4

    STATE AUTHORITY TO REMOVE A CHILD FROM THE CARE OF A PARENT OR GUARDIAN AND ARRANGE FOR ALTERNATIVE CARE

    § 2.40. Removing a Child from the Care of a Parent or Guardian ............................................................................ 88

    § 2.41. Emergency Removal Without a Court Order .......... 92

    § 2.42. Emergency Ex Parte Removal Order ................... 103

    § 2.43. Post-Petition Removal Order and Judicial
    Oversight of Continued Removal ...................................... 114

    § 2.44. Post-Adjudication Removal Order and Judicial
    Oversight of Continued Removal ..................................... 121

    TOPIC 5

    OBLIGATION OF THE STATE TO MAKE REASONABLE EFFORTS TO REUNIFY A FAMILY

    § 2.50. Obligation of the State to Make Reasonable
    Efforts to Reunify a Family ............................................... 130

    PART II

    CHILDREN IN SCHOOLS

    Introductory Note .............................................................. 178

    CHAPTER 5

    STATE DUTY TO EDUCATE CHILDREN

    TOPIC 1

    STATE DUTY TO PROVIDE FREE PUBLIC EDUCATION TO ALL CHILDREN

    § 5.10. The State’s Duty to Provide Free Public
    Education for All Children ................................................. 180

    CHAPTER 7

    DISCIPLINE AND ORDER MAINTENANCE

    TOPIC 1

    THE USE OF FORCE IN RESPONSE TO STUDENT BEHAVIOR

    § 7.10. Use of Force to Control and Punish
                Comment k. The use of force against students
                with disabilities .
    .................................................... 241

    TOPIC 2

    EXCLUSION FROM SCHOOL

    § 7.20. Use of School Exclusion to Control and Punish
                Comment h. Special limits on exclusion of
                students with disabilities 
    ....................................... 245

    CHAPTER 8

    STUDENT SPEECH RIGHTS

    TOPIC 1

    STUDENT EXPRESSION

    § 8.10. Students’ Right of Personal Expression in Public School
                Comment j. Off-campus speech ........................... 248

    PART III

    CHILDREN IN THE JUSTICE SYSTEM

    CHAPTER 12

    PRE-ADJUDICATION

    TOPIC 3

    PRE-ADJUDICATION DETENTION

    Introductory Note .............................................................. 261

    § 12.30. Duty of State to Provide Services and Safe,
    Healthy Conditions to a Youth in Custody Pending Delinquency Adjudication ................................................. 262

    § 12.31. Regulation of Discipline of a Youth in State
    Custody Pending Adjudication of Delinquency ................. 288

    CHAPTER 13

    DELINQUENCY PROCEEDINGS

    TOPIC 1

    MINIMUM AGE IN DELINQUENCY PROCEEDINGS

    § 13.10. Non-Accountability of Children under 10;
    Alternative Basis for Intervention ..................................... 314

    TOPIC 3

    RIGHT TO COUNSEL IN DELINQUENCY AND TRANSFER PROCEEDINGS

    § 13.30. Right to Counsel in a Delinquency Proceeding .. 320

    § 13.31. Waiver of Counsel in a Delinquency
    Proceeding ....................................................................... 326

    TOPIC 5

    RESPONSIBILITY DEFENSES IN DELINQUENCY PROCEEDINGS

    § 13.50. Defense of Non-Responsibility Due to
    Immaturity in Delinquency Proceedings ........................... 375

    § 13.51. Defense of Insanity in Delinquency
    Proceedings ..................................................................... 383

    CHAPTER 14

    DELINQUENCY DISPOSITIONS

    TOPIC 1

    DISPOSITIONS IN DELINQUENCY PROCEEDINGS

    § 14.10. Individualized Disposition No More Restrictive
    than Necessary ................................................................ 386

    § 14.11. Limitation of Criminal Penalties or Sentences in Delinquency Proceedings ................................................ 428

    CHAPTER 15

    JUVENILES IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

    TOPIC 3

    DEFENSES BASED ON IMMATURITY IN CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS

    § 15.30. Defense of Non-Responsibility Due to
    Immaturity ......................................................................... 462

    Appendix A. Black Letter of Tentative Draft No. 4 ....... 481

    Appendix B. Black Letter of Sections Approved by 
    Membership .................................................................... 492

    Tentative Draft No. 4 includes material from Chapter 1, Parental Authority and Responsibilities, and Chapter 2, State Intervention for Abuse and Neglect, of Part I (Children in Families); Chapter 5, State Duty to Educate Children, of Part II (Children in Schools); and Chapter 12, Pre-Adjudication, Chapter 13, Delinquency Proceedings, Chapter 14, Delinquency Dispositions, and Chapter 15, Juveniles in Criminal Justice System, of Part III (Children in the Justice System), as well as three new Comments to be added to previously approved Sections in Part II. The membership voted to approve this draft at the 2022 Annual Meeting, subject to the discussion at the Meeting and editorial prerogative. This material may be cited as representing the Institute’s position until the official text is published.

    534 pages, 2022, #1RCHLTD4E

    TABLE OF CONTENTS

    Section                                                                             Page

    Project Status at a Glance ................................................. xvi

    Foreword ........................................................................... xvii

    Reporters’ Memorandum .................................................. xviii

    Projected Overall Table of Contents .................................. xxi

    PART I

    CHILDREN IN FAMILIES

    CHAPTER 1

    PARENTAL AUTHORITY AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    TOPIC 2

    EDUCATION

    § 1.20. Parental Duty and Authority to Educate ................... 1

    CHAPTER 2

    STATE INTERVENTION FOR ABUSE AND NEGLECT

    TOPIC 2

    GROUNDS

    TITLE B

    NEGLECT

    § 2.26. Educational Neglect ............................................... 29

    TOPIC 3

    PROTECTING FAMILY INTEGRITY

    § 2.30. Obligation of the State to Make Reasonable Efforts
    to Keep a Child in the Care of a Parent or Guardian ......... 52

    TOPIC 4

    STATE AUTHORITY TO REMOVE A CHILD FROM THE CARE OF A PARENT OR GUARDIAN AND ARRANGE FOR ALTERNATIVE CARE

    § 2.40. Removing a Child from the Care of a Parent or Guardian ............................................................................ 88

    § 2.41. Emergency Removal Without a Court Order .......... 92

    § 2.42. Emergency Ex Parte Removal Order ................... 103

    § 2.43. Post-Petition Removal Order and Judicial
    Oversight of Continued Removal ...................................... 114

    § 2.44. Post-Adjudication Removal Order and Judicial
    Oversight of Continued Removal ..................................... 121

    TOPIC 5

    OBLIGATION OF THE STATE TO MAKE REASONABLE EFFORTS TO REUNIFY A FAMILY

    § 2.50. Obligation of the State to Make Reasonable
    Efforts to Reunify a Family ............................................... 130

    PART II

    CHILDREN IN SCHOOLS

    Introductory Note .............................................................. 178

    CHAPTER 5

    STATE DUTY TO EDUCATE CHILDREN

    TOPIC 1

    STATE DUTY TO PROVIDE FREE PUBLIC EDUCATION TO ALL CHILDREN

    § 5.10. The State’s Duty to Provide Free Public
    Education for All Children ................................................. 180

    CHAPTER 7

    DISCIPLINE AND ORDER MAINTENANCE

    TOPIC 1

    THE USE OF FORCE IN RESPONSE TO STUDENT BEHAVIOR

    § 7.10. Use of Force to Control and Punish
                Comment k. The use of force against students
                with disabilities .
    .................................................... 241

    TOPIC 2

    EXCLUSION FROM SCHOOL

    § 7.20. Use of School Exclusion to Control and Punish
                Comment h. Special limits on exclusion of
                students with disabilities 
    ....................................... 245

    CHAPTER 8

    STUDENT SPEECH RIGHTS

    TOPIC 1

    STUDENT EXPRESSION

    § 8.10. Students’ Right of Personal Expression in Public School
                Comment j. Off-campus speech ........................... 248

    PART III

    CHILDREN IN THE JUSTICE SYSTEM

    CHAPTER 12

    PRE-ADJUDICATION

    TOPIC 3

    PRE-ADJUDICATION DETENTION

    Introductory Note .............................................................. 261

    § 12.30. Duty of State to Provide Services and Safe,
    Healthy Conditions to a Youth in Custody Pending Delinquency Adjudication ................................................. 262

    § 12.31. Regulation of Discipline of a Youth in State
    Custody Pending Adjudication of Delinquency ................. 288

    CHAPTER 13

    DELINQUENCY PROCEEDINGS

    TOPIC 1

    MINIMUM AGE IN DELINQUENCY PROCEEDINGS

    § 13.10. Non-Accountability of Children under 10;
    Alternative Basis for Intervention ..................................... 314

    TOPIC 3

    RIGHT TO COUNSEL IN DELINQUENCY AND TRANSFER PROCEEDINGS

    § 13.30. Right to Counsel in a Delinquency Proceeding .. 320

    § 13.31. Waiver of Counsel in a Delinquency
    Proceeding ....................................................................... 326

    TOPIC 5

    RESPONSIBILITY DEFENSES IN DELINQUENCY PROCEEDINGS

    § 13.50. Defense of Non-Responsibility Due to
    Immaturity in Delinquency Proceedings ........................... 375

    § 13.51. Defense of Insanity in Delinquency
    Proceedings ..................................................................... 383

    CHAPTER 14

    DELINQUENCY DISPOSITIONS

    TOPIC 1

    DISPOSITIONS IN DELINQUENCY PROCEEDINGS

    § 14.10. Individualized Disposition No More Restrictive
    than Necessary ................................................................ 386

    § 14.11. Limitation of Criminal Penalties or Sentences in Delinquency Proceedings ................................................ 428

    CHAPTER 15

    JUVENILES IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

    TOPIC 3

    DEFENSES BASED ON IMMATURITY IN CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS

    § 15.30. Defense of Non-Responsibility Due to
    Immaturity ......................................................................... 462

    Appendix A. Black Letter of Tentative Draft No. 4 ....... 481

    Appendix B. Black Letter of Sections Approved by 
    Membership .................................................................... 492

    Tentative Draft No. 4 includes material from Chapter 1, Parental Authority and Responsibilities, and Chapter 2, State Intervention for Abuse and Neglect, of Part I (Children in Families); Chapter 5, State Duty to Educate Children, of Part II (Children in Schools); and Chapter 12, Pre-Adjudication, Chapter 13, Delinquency Proceedings, Chapter 14, Delinquency Dispositions, and Chapter 15, Juveniles in Criminal Justice System, of Part III (Children in the Justice System), as well as three new Comments to be added to previously approved Sections in Part II. The membership voted to approve this draft at the 2022 Annual Meeting, subject to the discussion at the Meeting and editorial prerogative. This material may be cited as representing the Institute’s position until the official text is published.

     
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    Tentative Draft No. 3
    286 pages, 2021, #1RCHLTD3E

    TABLE OF CONTENTS

     

    Section                                                                                                                                     Page

     

    Project Status at a Glance.............................................................................................................. xv

    Foreword................................................................................................................ .....................xvii

    Reporters’ Memorandum.............................................................................................................. xix

    Projected Overall Table of Contents............................................................................................ xxi

    PART I

    CHILDREN IN FAMILIES

    CHAPTER 2

    STATE INTERVENTION FOR ABUSE AND NEGLECT

    TOPIC 2

    GROUNDS

    TITLE A

    ABUSE

    § 2.22. Psychological Abuse  .......................................................................................................... 1

     

    PART II

    CHILDREN IN SCHOOLS

    CHAPTER 8

    STUDENT SPEECH RIGHTS

    TOPIC 1

    STUDENT EXPRESSION

     

    § 8.10. Student’s Right of Personal Expression in Public School................................................. 27

     

     

    CHAPTER 9

    RELIGION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS

     

    Introductory Note.......................................................................................................................... 77

     

     

    TOPIC 1

    STUDENTS’ RELIGIOUS RIGHTS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS

     

    § 9.10. Students’ Right to Express Religious Views and Engage in Devotional Exercises

                  in Public School............................................................................................................... 78

    TOPIC 2

    CONSTRAINTS ON PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ INVOLVEMENT IN RELIGION

     

    § 9.20. Limits on School-Supported Religious Activities and Curricular Content....................... 97

     

    Chapter 10

    SCHOOL SEARCHES

     

    TOPIC 1

    SEARCH BASED ON INDIVIDUALIZED SUSPICION

     

    § 10.10. Student Search by School Officials Based on Individualized Suspicion...................... 119

    TOPIC 2

    SUSPICIONLESS SEARCHES

    § 10.20. Search without Individualized Suspicion...................................................................... 185

     

     

    PART III

    CHILDREN IN THE JUSTICE SYSTEM

     

    chapter 12

    PRE-ADJUDICATION

     

    TOPIC 1

    SEARCH AND SEIZURE

     

    § 12.10. Minor’s Consent to Search............................................................................................ 211

    § 12.11. Parental Consent to Search of a Minor’s Possessions and Person................................. 227

    Appendix A. Black Letter of Tentative Draft No. 3............................................................... 245

    Appendix B. Black Letter of Sections Approved by Membership........................................ 249

    Tentative Draft No. 3 includes § 2.22 from Chapter 2, State Intervention for Abuse and Neglect; § 8.10 from Chapter 8, Student Speech Rights; §§ 9.10 and 9.20 from Chapter 9, Religion in Public Schools; §§ 10.10 and 10.20 from Chapter 10, School Searches; and §§ 12.10 and 12.11 from Chapter 12, Pre-Adjudication. This draft was approved by the membership at the 2021 Annual Meeting, subject to the discussion at the Meeting and to editorial prerogative. This material may be cited as representing the Institute’s position until the official text is published.

     
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    Tentative Draft No. 2
    Tentative Draft No. 2
    402 pages, 2019, #1RCHLTD2

    TABLE OF CONTENTS

     

    Project Status at a Glance             xiii

    Foreword            xv

    Reporters’ Memorandum              xxi

    Projected Overall Table of Contents          xxvi

    PART I

    CHILDREN IN FAMILIES

     

    CHAPTER 1

    PARENTAL AUTHORITY AND RESPONSIBILITIES

     

    TOPIC 8

    DECISIONS ABOUT A CHILD’S ASSOCIATIONS

     

    § 1.80. Child’s Contact with a Third Party 1

    § 1.81. Allocation of Custodial or Decisionmaking Responsibility to a Third Party     47

    § 1.82. De Facto Parents 63

    CHAPTER 2

    STATE INTERVENTION FOR ABUSE AND NEGLECT

    TOPIC 2

    GROUNDS

    TITLE B

    NEGLECT

    § 2.24. Physical Neglect  93

     

    PART II

    CHILDREN IN SCHOOLS

     

    CHAPTER 8

    DISCIPLINE AND ORDER MAINTENANCE

     

    Introductory Note            141

    TOPIC 1

    THE USE OF FORCE IN RESPONSE TO STUDENT MISBEHAVIOR

     

    § 8.10. Use of Force to Control and Punish             141

    TOPIC 2

    EXCLUSION FROM SCHOOL

     

    § 8.20. Use of School Exclusion to Control and Punish        178

     

    PART III

    CHILDREN IN THE JUSTICE SYSTEM

     

    CHAPTER 15

    DELINQUENCY PROCEEDINGS

    TOPIC 3

    ADJUDICATIVE COMPETENCE IN DELINQUENCY PROCEEDINGS

     

    § 15.30. Adjudicative Competence in Delinquency Proceedings       219

     

    CHAPTER 17

    JUVENILES IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

     

    TOPIC 2

    ADJUDICATIVE COMPETENCE IN CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS

     

    § 17.20. Adjudicative Competence in Criminal Proceedings              259

     

     

     

    PART IV

    CHILDREN IN SOCIETY

     

    CHAPTER 19

    MEDICAL DECISIONMAKING BY MINORS

     

    TOPIC 1

    MEDICAL DECISIONS BY MATURE MINORS

     

    § 19.01. Consent to Treatment by Mature Minor    283

     

    TOPIC 2

    MEDICAL DECISIONS AFFECTING REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

     

    § 19.02. Consent by Minor to Reproductive Health Treatment         326

     

    Appendix A. Black Letter of Tentative Draft No. 2 361

    Appendix B. Other Relevant Black-Letter Text        367

    Tentative Draft No. 2 contains §§ 1.80-1.82 of Chapter 1, Parental Authority and Responsibilities; § 2.24 of Chapter 2, State Intervention for Abuse and Neglect; §§ 8.10 and 8.20 of Chapter 8, Discipline and Order Maintenance; § 15.30 of Chapter 15, Delinquency Proceedings; § 17.20 of Chapter 17, Juveniles in the Criminal Justice System; and §§ 19.01 of 19.02 from Chapter 19, Medical Decisionmaking by Minors. The draft was approved by the membership at the 2019 Annual Meeting, subject to the discussion at the Meeting and to the usual editorial prerogative. This material may be cited as representing the Institute’s position until the official text of the entire project is published.

    402 pages, 2019, #1RCHLTD2E

    TABLE OF CONTENTS

     

    Project Status at a Glance             xiii

    Foreword            xv

    Reporters’ Memorandum              xxi

    Projected Overall Table of Contents          xxvi

    PART I

    CHILDREN IN FAMILIES

     

    CHAPTER 1

    PARENTAL AUTHORITY AND RESPONSIBILITIES

     

    TOPIC 8

    DECISIONS ABOUT A CHILD’S ASSOCIATIONS

     

    § 1.80. Child’s Contact with a Third Party 1

    § 1.81. Allocation of Custodial or Decisionmaking Responsibility to a Third Party     47

    § 1.82. De Facto Parents 63

    CHAPTER 2

    STATE INTERVENTION FOR ABUSE AND NEGLECT

    TOPIC 2

    GROUNDS

    TITLE B

    NEGLECT

    § 2.24. Physical Neglect  93

     

    PART II

    CHILDREN IN SCHOOLS

     

    CHAPTER 8

    DISCIPLINE AND ORDER MAINTENANCE

     

    Introductory Note            141

    TOPIC 1

    THE USE OF FORCE IN RESPONSE TO STUDENT MISBEHAVIOR

     

    § 8.10. Use of Force to Control and Punish             141

    TOPIC 2

    EXCLUSION FROM SCHOOL

     

    § 8.20. Use of School Exclusion to Control and Punish        178

     

    PART III

    CHILDREN IN THE JUSTICE SYSTEM

     

    CHAPTER 15

    DELINQUENCY PROCEEDINGS

    TOPIC 3

    ADJUDICATIVE COMPETENCE IN DELINQUENCY PROCEEDINGS

     

    § 15.30. Adjudicative Competence in Delinquency Proceedings       219

     

    CHAPTER 17

    JUVENILES IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

     

    TOPIC 2

    ADJUDICATIVE COMPETENCE IN CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS

     

    § 17.20. Adjudicative Competence in Criminal Proceedings              259

     

     

     

    PART IV

    CHILDREN IN SOCIETY

     

    CHAPTER 19

    MEDICAL DECISIONMAKING BY MINORS

     

    TOPIC 1

    MEDICAL DECISIONS BY MATURE MINORS

     

    § 19.01. Consent to Treatment by Mature Minor    283

     

    TOPIC 2

    MEDICAL DECISIONS AFFECTING REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

     

    § 19.02. Consent by Minor to Reproductive Health Treatment         326

     

    Appendix A. Black Letter of Tentative Draft No. 2 361

    Appendix B. Other Relevant Black-Letter Text        367

    Tentative Draft No. 2 contains §§ 1.80-1.82 of Chapter 1, Parental Authority and Responsibilities; § 2.24 of Chapter 2, State Intervention for Abuse and Neglect; §§ 8.10 and 8.20 of Chapter 8, Discipline and Order Maintenance; § 15.30 of Chapter 15, Delinquency Proceedings; § 17.20 of Chapter 17, Juveniles in the Criminal Justice System; and §§ 19.01 of 19.02 from Chapter 19, Medical Decisionmaking by Minors. The draft was approved by the membership at the 2019 Annual Meeting, subject to the discussion at the Meeting and to the usual editorial prerogative. This material may be cited as representing the Institute’s position until the official text of the entire project is published.

     
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    Tentative Draft No. 1
    Tentative Draft No. 1
    388 pages, 2018, #1RCHLTD1

    Reporters’ Memorandum

    Projected Overall Table of Contents

    PART I

    CHILDREN IN FAMILIES

    CHAPTER 1

    INTRODUCTION

    Introduction

     

    CHAPTER 2

    parental authority anD responsibilities

    TOPIC 1

    DUTY TO PROVIDE REASONABLE ECONOMIC SUPPORT

    § 2.10. Duty to Provide Reasonable Economic Support

    TOPIC 3

    MEDICAL CARE

    § 2.30. Parental Authority and Responsibility for Medical Care

     

    CHAPTER 3

    STATE INTERVENTION FOR ABUSE AND NEGLECT

    Introductory Note

    TOPIC 2

    GROUNDS

    TITLE A. ABUSE

    SUBTITLE I. PHYSICAL

    § 3.20. Physical Abuse

    § 3.24. Defenses: Parental Privilege to Use Reasonable Corporal Punishment

    TITLE B. NEGLECT

    SUBTITLE II. MEDICAL

    § 3.26. Medical Neglect

    PART III

    CHILDREN IN THE JUSTICE SYSTEM

    CHAPTER 14

    PRE-ADJUDICATION

    TOPIC 2

    RIGHT TO COUNSEL IN DELINQUENCY AND TRANSFER PROCEEDINGS

     

    § 14-2. Interrogation and the Admissibility of Statements

    § 14.20. Rights of a Juvenile in Custody; Definition of Custody

    § 14.21. Waiver of Rights in a Custodial Setting

    § 14.22. Consultation with Counsel for Younger Juveniles

    § 14.23. Video-Recording of Interrogation Required

    Appendix. Black Letter of Tentative Draft No. 1

    Tentative Draft No. 1 contains portions of Chapters 1-3 of Part I, Children in Families, and portions of Chapter 14 of Part III, Children in the Justice System. The draft was approved by the membership at the 2018 Annual Meeting, subject to the discussion at the Meeting and to the usual editorial prerogative. This material may be cited as representing the Institute’s position until the official text of the entire project is published.

    388 pages, 2018, #1RCHLTD1E

    Reporters’ Memorandum

    Projected Overall Table of Contents

    PART I

    CHILDREN IN FAMILIES

    CHAPTER 1

    INTRODUCTION

    Introduction

     

    CHAPTER 2

    parental authority anD responsibilities

    TOPIC 1

    DUTY TO PROVIDE REASONABLE ECONOMIC SUPPORT

    § 2.10. Duty to Provide Reasonable Economic Support

    TOPIC 3

    MEDICAL CARE

    § 2.30. Parental Authority and Responsibility for Medical Care

     

    CHAPTER 3

    STATE INTERVENTION FOR ABUSE AND NEGLECT

    Introductory Note

    TOPIC 2

    GROUNDS

    TITLE A. ABUSE

    SUBTITLE I. PHYSICAL

    § 3.20. Physical Abuse

    § 3.24. Defenses: Parental Privilege to Use Reasonable Corporal Punishment

    TITLE B. NEGLECT

    SUBTITLE II. MEDICAL

    § 3.26. Medical Neglect

    PART III

    CHILDREN IN THE JUSTICE SYSTEM

    CHAPTER 14

    PRE-ADJUDICATION

    TOPIC 2

    RIGHT TO COUNSEL IN DELINQUENCY AND TRANSFER PROCEEDINGS

     

    § 14-2. Interrogation and the Admissibility of Statements

    § 14.20. Rights of a Juvenile in Custody; Definition of Custody

    § 14.21. Waiver of Rights in a Custodial Setting

    § 14.22. Consultation with Counsel for Younger Juveniles

    § 14.23. Video-Recording of Interrogation Required

    Appendix. Black Letter of Tentative Draft No. 1

    Tentative Draft No. 1 contains portions of Chapters 1-3 of Part I, Children in Families, and portions of Chapter 14 of Part III, Children in the Justice System. The draft was approved by the membership at the 2018 Annual Meeting, subject to the discussion at the Meeting and to the usual editorial prerogative. This material may be cited as representing the Institute’s position until the official text of the entire project is published.