Presentation on theme: "Child Rights & Remedies Fall 2012 Class 21. Review of Class # 21 Dads and Obligations."— Presentation transcript:
Child Rights & Remedies Fall 2012 Class 21
Review of Class # 21 Dads and Obligations
Rights to Property, Contract, Tort Recovery Implications of Immaturity vs. Adult Status
Children as a Suspect Class? Minority Children? Religious Groupings? Gender? Sexual Preference? Disability? Impoverishment? “Illegitimate” Children (Born Outside of Marriage) Levy v. Louisiana U.S. (1968) Mathews v. Lucas U.S. (1976)
Tort Rights The Attractive Nuisance Corson v. Kosinski (7 th cir. 1993) Liability of the state for failure to protect DeShaney v. Winnebago County U.S. (1989) ouch!
Tort Rights and Federal Immunity Miller v. Grammie (9 th Cir., 2003)