Legal advocacy for children and youth

reforms, trends, and contemporary issues

Publisher: American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, National Legal Resource Center for Child Advocacy and Protection, National Legal Resource Center for Child Welfare Programs in Washington, D.C

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  • Child abuse -- Law and legislation -- United States.

Edition Notes

Statement[compilers, Howard A. Davidson and Robert M. Horowitz].
ContributionsDavidson, Howard A., Horowitz, Robert M., National Legal Resource Center for Child Advocacy and Protection (U.S.), National Child Advocacy Conference (1986 : Chicago)
LC ClassificationsKF479.A75 L44 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination392 p. ;
Number of Pages392
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2103124M
ISBN 10089707274X
LC Control Number88152912

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