Teen Legal Rights: A Guide for the '90s

Teen Legal Rights: A Guide for the '90s

by Kathleen A. Hempelman

Hardcover

$45.00

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313287602
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/01/1994
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.98(d)

About the Author

KATHLEEN A. HEMPELMAN is an attorney in private practice in Phoenix, Arizona.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xiii
Introduction: What Teen Rights Are All About xv
Behind the Wheel
1(14)
Obtaining a Driver's License
1(4)
Responsibility for Accidents
5(1)
Auto Insurance
6(4)
Traffic Offenses
10(1)
Curfews
11(1)
Owning and Renting a Car
12(3)
At School
15(34)
Attendance and Grades
15(4)
Freedom of Expression
19(3)
Distributing Materials on School Grounds
22(2)
Student Newspapers
24(1)
Clothes as a Form of Expression
25(1)
School Libraries and School Books
26(1)
Freedom of Assembly
27(2)
Religion and School Prayer
29(2)
Discipline and Due Process
31(5)
Corporal Punishment
36(1)
School Searches
37(2)
Weapons
39(1)
Students and the Police
40(1)
Sports
41(1)
Testing
42(1)
Other Discrimination Issues
43(2)
Student Records
45(1)
Private Schools
46(3)
At Home
49(12)
Teens, Parents, and Money
49(1)
Discipline
50(2)
Tobacco
52(1)
Adult Books and Adult Movies
53(1)
The Age of Majority
53(1)
Legal Guardians
54(1)
Termination of Parents' Rights
55(3)
Other Family Issues
58(3)
On the Job
61(16)
Teens and the Job Market
61(4)
The Minimum Wage
65(1)
Summer Jobs
65(1)
The Obligations and Benefits of Employment
66(2)
If You Lose Your Job
68(1)
Income Taxes
69(1)
Privacy
70(1)
Discrimination in Employment
70(4)
Job Safety
74(3)
On Your Own
77(6)
Emancipation
77(3)
Having Your Own Apartment
80(1)
Serving Your Country
80(1)
The Right to Vote
81(1)
Holding Public Office
81(2)
Your Personal Appearance
83(4)
At Home
83(1)
At School
83(1)
At Work
84(1)
In Public
85(2)
If Your Parents Divorce
87(10)
Custody
87(3)
Child Support
90(2)
Grandparents and Stepparents
92(1)
Other Issues Relating to Divorce
93(4)
Your Sexual Life
97(10)
Birth Control
97(2)
Abortion Rights
99(5)
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
104(1)
Rape
104(3)
Marrying and Having Children
107(10)
Parental Consent for Marriage
107(3)
Other Teen Marriage Issues
110(1)
The Rights of Teenage Parents
111(2)
Financial Help for Young Families
113(4)
Your Right to Be Healthy and Safe from Abuse
117(22)
Abuse and Neglect
117(10)
Sexual Abuse
127(2)
Medical Care
129(2)
Other Issues Relating to Abuse and Neglect
131(1)
Mental Health Issues
132(1)
Foster Care
133(6)
Alcohol and Drugs
139(8)
The Legal Drinking Age
139(1)
Drinking and Driving
140(2)
Illegal Drugs
142(5)
Teens and Crime
147(24)
Arrests
147(2)
The Miranda Warning
149(2)
When Minors Are Arrested
151(2)
Searches and Seizures
153(2)
Intake
155(2)
Pretrial Detention
157(1)
Juvenile Court Hearings
158(4)
Minors in Adult Court
162(1)
Sentencing
163(2)
Probation
165(1)
Treatment in an Institution
166(1)
Juvenile Court Records
167(4)
Age, Race, and Sex Discrimination
171(8)
Age Discrimination
171(1)
Race Discrimination
172(4)
Sex Discrimination
176(3)
Gay and Lesbian Teens
179(6)
Is It Legal?
179(1)
Family Matters
180(1)
At School
181(2)
In Public
183(2)
Property Rights and Crimes Against Property
185(10)
Earnings
185(1)
What Can a Minor Own?
185(2)
When Parents Die
187(3)
When Minors Die
190(1)
The Property of Others
191(1)
Trespassing and Property Damage
191(4)
Entering into Contracts
195(4)
The Basics
195(1)
Disaffirming Contracts
196(1)
Necessaries
197(2)
Taking Matters to Court
199(14)
The Vocabulary of a Lawsuit
199(1)
Why People Go to Court
199(2)
Minors as Plaintiffs
201(2)
Minors as Defendants
203(1)
Lawyers
204(1)
Small Claims Court
205(1)
Bringing a Lawsuit
205(2)
Preparing a Civil Case
207(1)
Trials
208(2)
Damages
210(1)
Appealing a Court Decision
211(2)
How to Find the Law
213(4)
Glossary 217(10)
Index 227

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