Teen Rights : A Legal Guide for Teens and the Adults in Their Lives (Legal Survival Guides)

Teen Rights : A Legal Guide for Teens and the Adults in Their Lives (Legal Survival Guides)

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 329 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9781572482210
  • DDC分類 346.730135

Table of Contents

Introduction                                       ix
Section I: Teens and School
The First Amendment in School 3 (6)
The Student Newspaper
Other Printed Material
Vulgarity and Slurs
Apologies and Forced Speech
The First Amendment and the Dress Code
Dress Codes 9 (8)
T-Shirts
Styles of Clothes
Earrings
Political or Religious Clothing
Approved Dress Codes
School Prayer 17 (2)
Student-Led Prayer
Private School Prayer
Compulsory Attendance Laws, Private Schools, 19 (10)
and Home Schools
The Laws on Skipping School
Juvenile Court
Regulating What Is Taught
Home Schooling, Specifically
Charter Schools
Changing Laws
Searches in School 29 (10)
Searching Possessions
Strip Searches
Locker Searches
Student's Right to an Attorney
Random Searches
Private Schools
Confidentiality of School Records 39 (8)
Public Records
Subpoena
Sexual Harassment and Discrimination in School 47 (10)
Harassment by an Official
Student-to-Student Harassment
You as the Accused
Discrimination in Athletics 57 (4)
Contact Sports
Non-Contact Sports
Boys Seeking to be on Girls' Teams
Students with Disabilities 61 (6)
Defining Disability
Evaluating the Child's Needs
Providing Services in School
Participating in Extra Curricular Activities
School Discipline 67 (12)
Written Rules
School Police Officer
Juvenile Detention
Crime and Punishment
Due Process
Drugs and Alcohol Policies
Suing the School for Being Disciplined
Corporal Punishment
Crimes at School
Expulsion From Private School 79 (6)
Suing for Money
Deciding Factors in Court
Private School Contract versus Public
School Notice
Dropping Out and the GED 85 (2)
Suing the School 87 (8)
Immunities
District Liability
Section II: Teens and Home
Becoming an Adult 95 (6)
Teens Seeking Emancipation
Parents Seeking Emancipation
Limited Rights
Procedure
``Divorcing'' Your Parents
The In-Between Year
Teens' Rights versus the Rights of Others 101(4)
Your Body
Speech
Parental Obligations and Rights
School
Workplace
Your Actions
Friends
Discipline by Parents 105(2)
When Parents Divorce 107(8)
Deciding with which Parent to Live
Dealing with Court Procedures
Guardian Ad Litem
Custody Order
Child Support
Grandparents' Rights
Step-Parents
Kidnapping
Running Away 115(2)
Being Thrown Out
Financial Responsibility 117(6)
Needs of the Child
Acts of Teens
Juvenile Crimes
Insurance 123(6)
Health Insurance
Car Insurance - Liability States
No-Fault Insurance
Driving 129(6)
Driver's Licenses
Traffic Tickets
Automobile Accidents
Curfews
Vandalism 135(4)
Parental Responsibility
Teen Responsibility
Sexual Crimes and Physical Abuse 139(4)
Statutory Rape
Being Underage Yourself
Physical Abuse
Alcohol, Tobacco, Drugs and Weapons 143(6)
DUIs
Drugs
Guns and Weapons
Section III: Teens and Their Bodies
Eating Disorders 149(6)
Types of Disorders
What to do when a Friend has an Eating
Disorder
Treatment of Eating Disorders
Suicide 155(2)
Birth Control 157(4)
Condom Distribution Programs
Abortion 161(4)
Parental Notification
Teen Fathers
Forcing Teens to have Abortions
Marriage 165(4)
Parental Consent
Marriage and ``Legal'' Adulthood
Property Ownership
Legal Marriage
Divorce
Parental Support
Same-Sex Marriages
Medical Care 169(4)
Consenting to Your Own Care
Insurance and Payment
Drug and Alcohol Treatment
Abortion
Birth Control
Prenatal Care
Sexually Transmitted Disease
You as an Adult
Confidentiality in Other Settings 173(4)
Medical Records
Teens with an Attorney
Section IV: Teens and Work
Limitations on Young Workers 177(4)
Job Limits
Limits on Work Hours
Rights and Obligations of Workers 181(6)
Minimum Wage
Overtime
Deductions from Your Check
Extra Benefits
Rights to Privacy in the Workplace
Dress and Conduct Codes
Disabilities
Losing Your Job
Job Tips
Discrimination in the Workplace 187(6)
Affirmative Action
Gender Discrimination
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Section V: Teens and Property
Teens and Property Ownership 193(4)
Guardians
Inheriting from Parents
Death of Minors
Signing Contracts 197(6)
Banking
Insurance
Education
Cancelling Contracts
Getting it in Writing
Co-Signers
Breach of Contract
Authorization to Sign Contracts
Section VI: Teens and the Courts
Suing and Being Sued 203(4)
How a Lawsuit Works
Appealing
Role of the Lawyers 207(6)
Advantages of having a Lawyer
Advantages to Representng Yourself
Selecting an Attorney
Building a Relationship with your Attorney
Juveniles and the Criminal Justice System 213(10)
Age of Majority
Delinquency
Pleas and Disposition
Procedure
Constitutional Protections
Confessing
Use of Juvenile Records
Adult Proceedings for Juveniles
The Adult Criminal System
Dependency and Neglect Cases 223(4)
Abuse
Teen Parents
Teens as Crime Victims 227(2)
Legal Research 229(4)
Statutes and Codes
Cases
Glossary 233(4)
Table of Cases 237(8)
Appendix A: List of Resources 245(16)
Appendix B: State-By-State Laws 261(62)
Index 323(8)
About the Author 331