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Parens Patriae

Legal term that defines the State's legal role as the guardian to protect the interests of children who cannot take care of themselves. For example, in an abuse or neglect case, this concept is used to explain the State's duty to protect minor children who lack proper care and custody from their parents.

Question: How does Parens Patriae relate to the Bhopal Chemical spill? I'm in a moc court trial, on the side of the chemical company, and we are trying to dismiss the case under parens patriae.

Answer: saying the courts do not have the power to hold them for trial.... go here::: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parens_patriae www.lectlaw.com/def2/p004.htm law.jrank.org/pages/9014/Parens-Patria… - legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com…

 


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Troutman Sanders LLP | Ninth Circuit Rejects Federal Jurisdiction in Credit ...

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Ubos sa doktrina sa political law nga ?parens patriae? mahimo kaayong mo-apil-apil ang estado sa kaso nga naglambigit og mga tawo nga sa ilang pobreng kahimtang, edad, o kahuyang sa kapabilidad pagsukol alang sa ilang katungod. Dili malalis ang ...