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Children and the Law Law 5230

Children and the Law Law 5230






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    • Children and the Law Law 5230 Daniel Perlin Reference Librarian February 3, 2009
    • Summary Youth Criminal Justice Child Protection Custody Immigration Multi-Disciplinary
    • Youth Criminal Justice Canada – Youth Criminal Justice Act United States – by State United Kingdom – Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act
    • 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"
    • 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)
    • 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"
    • 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“
    • 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”
    • 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
    • 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”
    • 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
    • What have we learned? Always use your secondary sources to look for primary sources ALWAYS ASK THE LIBRARIAN FOR HELP!!!!!!