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  • Scholar: Navigating parental rights in juvenile cases fraught with challenges

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    Courts have consistently affirmed that parents and guardians have significant latitude in making decisions on how to raise children. But in the juvenile justice context, the traditional role of parental authority has been supplanted or nearly eliminated by the child’s attorney, said Margareth Etienne, a professor of law at Illinois.

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  • Editor’s notes: To contact Margareth Etienne, call 217-265-0878; email metienne@illinois.edu.

    The paper “Managing parents: Navigating parental rights in juvenile cases” is available online.