The following study aids provide an overview of the rights of minors, the juvenile justice system, an explanation of status offenses (CHINS), deprivation (dependency), juvenile court procedure and jurisdiction, juvenile detention, legislation, foster care, and adoption.
The most recent editions of the following titles are available in print and held on reserve at MacMillan Law Library’s Service Desk on the 2nd floor:
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Treatises on Westlaw
Treatises on Lexis
Forms (Print, Westlaw, and Lexis)
eBook and Print Treatises
Call numbers for books related to children’s legal issues and juvenile justice are KF479, KF540-550, and KF9771-9827. The below selected books are all located on the 4th Floor of MacMillan Law Library, unless otherwise noted:
HeinOnline: Full-text, fully-searchable compilation of law reviews, bar journals, federal materials, treaties, international resources and more. Documents are organized into “libraries” (or collections) and presented in PDF format. Examples of law reviews and journals dedicated to child welfare and juvenile justice include:
Practitioner-focused Web Resources - Georgia
American Bar Association