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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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Choctaw Dad Thwarted in Custody Battle

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Metropolitan Corporate Counsel
The issue in the AU Optronics case had to do with so-called parens patriae actions ? an increasingly common phenomenon where a state or a state's attorney general seeks relief on behalf of a large group of citizens. The question in the case was whether ...
 

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Huffington Post
Most people don't know this fact: According to the parens patriae doctrine, the state and federal governments become the parents to the children they remove from their natural families due to abuse and neglect. This means that governments and ...
 

Derecho de menores y populismo

El Nuevo Dia.com
Ignoran que el estado, a travs de su poder ?parens patriae?, tiene el deber de cuidar de aqullos que no son capaces de cuidarse por s mismos. No meditan respecto a su obligacin de proveer educacin, salud y bienestar a las poblaciones ms ...