Children and the Law Law 5230

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Children and the Law Law 5230

  1. 1. Children and the Law Law 5230 Daniel Perlin Reference Librarian February 3, 2009
  2. 2. Summary Youth Criminal Justice Child Protection Custody Immigration Multi-Disciplinary
  3. 3. Youth Criminal Justice Canada – Youth Criminal Justice Act United States – by State United Kingdom – Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act
  4. 4. Canada - Youth Criminal Justice ALWAYS USE SECONDARY SOURCES to FIND PRIMARY SOURCES – catalogue – Index to Canadian Legal Literature (QL and WL) – Legal Trac – Index to Legal Periodicals – Halsbury's Laws of Canada subjects eg. "Juvenile offenders", "Administration of Juvenile Justice"
  5. 5. Canada - Youth Criminal Justice Many ways to look for cases -Canada Statute Service (through law library website or e-resources) -CANLII (http://www.canlii.org) -QL -WL (FamilySource)
  6. 6. United States - Youth Criminal Justice Done by the individual states Use secondary sources – ILP, Legal Trac, Corpus Juris LII (Legal Information Institute) QL - look under "U.S.", topic "Family Law" WL - under Topical Practice Areas "Family Law"
  7. 7. United Kingdom Halsbury's laws of England Legal Trac Index to Legal Periodicals Justis QL - look under "United Kingdom", topic "Family Law" WL - look under "Worldwide and International Materials", and choose "Europe and the United Kingdom“
  8. 8. Child Protection Ontario –QL - look under "Family Law Cases- Topical –Child and Family Services Act –WL other articles -Family and Social Studies Worldwide (Family Studies in e- resources) Subjects “fetus – legal status”, “Indian Children”, “family mediation”
  9. 9. Custody CANADA – QL, WL – CANLII United Kingdom Australia – AUSTLII – QL, WL – AGIS Plus Text (on law library website) subjects to use eg. Custody, “child custody”, “parental rights”, “children’s rights”, custody of children
  10. 10. Children and Immigration Citizenship Act Intercountry Adoption Act Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Cooperaton in respect of I+ntercountry Adoption Westlaw – FamilySource Quicklaw Subjects – “refugee children”, “intercountry adoption”
  11. 11. Multi-Disciplinary Canadian Periodical Index Proquest Dissertations and Theses Scholar’s Portal York Subjects eg. Social Work, Women’s Studies, Political Science York Library Catalogue
  12. 12. What have we learned? Always use your secondary sources to look for primary sources ALWAYS ASK THE LIBRARIAN FOR HELP!!!!!!

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