Readings

8/22
Constitutional Approaches Pt. 1 17-36
Meyer, Pierce, Prince 


8/29
Constitutional Approaches Pt. 2 37-72
Tinker, Morse, Troxel


9/5
Children’s Interests 74-85
Yoder, Bellotti
UNCRC 100-109


9/12
In-Class Essay

9/19
Parenthood 121-155
Michael H, CKG


9/26
More Parents 157-175
Other Mothers
Allison D, Brooke SB
Uniform Parentage Act #201-204


10/3
Termination of Rights 378-399 (cases only)
Santosky 379, RIS 399
Difference 406-426

10/10
Parenting 
Dr. Spock: Raising Children in a Difficult Time
Attachment Theory 101
The Man Who Remade Motherhood
Why Parents Should Stop Overprotecting Kids
Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior
Why French Parents Are Superior
Am I a Lawn Mower Parent?

10/17
Context and Parenting (skim)
6 Parenting Syles from Other Countries Care.com
Confessions of a Black Mr. Mom (Wash Mo 2002)

Indian Child Welfare Act
Mabry text (here) PDF
(Intro 271-281, Existing Indian Family 332-345]

Abrams text 418-424


10/24
Adoption
Intro, 623-629
Consent and Notice 630-633
Who can adopt? 652-656
Best Interests 656-662
Transracial 664-668
International 670-1
Open and Closed Adoption 680-685

10/31
No Class

11/7
Sexual Abuse
552-560; 565-573; 607-612

11/14
LGBT Parents and Youth
189-196; 924-926; 945-50
Medical decisions 757-765


11/28
Empowering Children