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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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The October 2013 Term: U.S. Supreme Court Wrap-Up

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 ...