Restatement of the Law,

Children and the Law

This Restatement will deal comprehensively with the legal regulation of children, rather than solely with family law matters. 
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Portions of each of the project's four Parts -- Part I (Children in Families), Part II (Children in Schools), Part III (Children in the Justice System), and Part IV (Children in Society) -- have been drafted.

Sections of Chapter 1 (Introduction), Chapter 2 (Parental Authority and Responsibilities), Chapter 3 (State Intervention for Abuse and Neglect), and Chapter 14 (Pre-Adjudication) were approved at the 2018 Annual Meeting.

For an in-depth description of this project, please visit the Children and the Law page of The ALI Adviser

Reporter
Elizabeth S. Scott Columbia Law School
New York, NY
Associate Reporters
Richard J. Bonnie University of Virginia School of Law
Charlottesville, VA
Emily Buss University of Chicago Law School
Chicago, IL
Clare Huntington Fordham University School of Law
New York, NY
Solangel Maldonado Seton Hall University School of Law
Newark, NJ
David D. Meyer Tulane University School of Law
New Orleans, LA
Advisers
Kerry Abrams Duke University School of Law
Durham, NC
Susan Frelich Appleton Washington University School of Law
Saint Louis, MO
Barbara A. Atwood University of Arizona Rogers College of Law
Tucson, AZ
Katharine T. Bartlett Duke University School of Law
Durham, NC
Andrew K. Block Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice
Richmond, VA
Sanford L. Bohrer Holland & Knight LLP
Miami, FL
Bonnie Brier Philadelphia, PA, USA
Margaret F. Brinig Notre Dame Law School
Notre Dame, IN
Naomi R. Cahn George Washington University School of Law
Washington, DC
Anne C. Dailey University of Connecticut School of Law
Hartford, CT
Andre M. Davis Baltimore City Law Department
Baltimore, MD
Christine M. Durham Utah Supreme Court (Retired)
Salt Lake City, UT
Maxine Eichner University of North Carolina School of Law
Chapel Hill, NC
Allison H. Eid U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
Denver, CO
Ira Mark Ellman Berkeley, CA, USA
Anthony C. Epstein Superior Court of the District of Columbia
Washington, DC
Barry C. Feld University of Minnesota Law School
Minneapolis, MN
James Forman, Jr. Yale Law School
New Haven, CT
Deborah Fowler Texas Appleseed
Austin, TX
Vernon L. Francis Dechert LLP
Philadelphia, PA
Holly J. Fujie Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Martin Guggenheim New York University School of Law
New York, NY
Katharine S. Hayden U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Newark, NJ
Kristin Nicole Henning Georgetown University Law Center
Washington, DC
Richard B. Katskee Americans United for Separation of Church and State
Washington, DC
Judith L. Kreeger State of Florida, 11th Judicial Circuit
Miami, FL
Debra H. Lehrmann Supreme Court of Texas
Austin, TX
Goodwin Liu Supreme Court of California
San Francisco, CA
Petra Jimenez Maes Supreme Court of New Mexico
Santa Fe, NM
Amie C. Martinez Anderson, Creager & Wittstruck, P.C., LLO
Lincoln, NE
Dorothy E. Roberts University Of Pennsylvania Law School
Philadelphia, PA
John B. Roe, IV Fifteenth Judicial Circuit Court of Illinois, Ogle County
Oregon, IL
Laura A. Rosenbury University of Florida, Levin College of Law
Gainesville, FL
Robert G. Schwartz Philadelphia, PA
Jana B. Singer University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law
Baltimore, MD
Catherine W. Smith Smith Goodfriend, P.S.
Seattle, WA
Jane M. Spinak Columbia University School of Law
New York, NY
Elizabeth G. Taylor National Health Law Program
Washington, DC
Cindy G. Thyer Second Judicial District of Arkansas
Paragould, AR
Amy Totenberg U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
Atlanta, GA
Michael S. Wald Stanford Law School
Stanford, CA
David N. Wecht Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh, PA
Lois Weithorn University of California, Hastings College of the Law
San Francisco, CA
Barbara Bennett Woodhouse Emory University School of Law
Atlanta, GA
Social Science Advisory Panel
BJ Casey Sackler Institute for Developmental Psychobiology
New Haven, CT
Jeffrey Fagan Columbia Law School
New York, NY
Thomas Grisso University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, MA
Sara McLanahan Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
Edward P. Mulvey University of Pittsburgh Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic
Pittsburgh, PA
N. Dickon Reppucci University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
Laurence Steinberg Temple University
Philadelphia, PA
Liaison
Marsha Levick Juvenile Law Center
Philadelphia, PA
Members Consultative Group
Diane Marie Amann University of Georgia School of Law
Athens, GA
José F. Anderson University of Baltimore School of Law
Baltimore, MD
David J. Aronofsky Texas International Education Consortium (Retired)
Austin, TX
Joseph R. Bankoff Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA
Debra Lyn Bassett Southwestern Law School
Los Angeles, CA
Scott Bernstein State of Florida, 11th Judicial Circuit
Miami, FL
Brian Bix University of Minnesota Law School
Minneapolis, MN
Kristine Bowman Michigan State University College of Law
East Lansing, MI
Steven M. Bradford HNI Corporation
Muscatine, IA
Bryan T. Camp Texas Tech University School of Law
Lubbock, TX
Elena A. Cappella Philadelphia, PA, USA
W. Jonathan Cardi Wake Forest University School of Law
Winston Salem, NC
Gilbert Paul Carrasco Willamette University College of Law
Salem, OR
Frank P. Cervone Support Center for Child Advocates
Philadelphia, PA
Stephen Yee Chow Hsuanyeh Law Group PC
Boston, MA
John J. Connolly Zuckerman Spaeder LLP
Baltimore, MD
Michelle Williams Court Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Mary A. Crossley University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Pittsburgh, PA
F. T. Davis, Jr. Dentons US LLP
Atlanta, GA
Nora V. Demleitner Washington and Lee University School of Law
Lexington, VA
Nina Maria Dethloff University of Bonn, Institute for GermanEuropean and International Family Law
Bonn, Germany
Jennifer Ann Drobac Indiana University, Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Indianapolis, IN
Alice Beck Dubow Superior Court of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
David M. English University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law
Columbia, MO
Ann L. Estin University of Iowa College of Law
Iowa City, IA
Boris Feldman Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Palo Alto, CA
Judith K. Fitzgerald University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Pittsburgh, PA
Joseph Z. Fleming Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Miami, FL
Matthew L.M. Fletcher Michigan State University College of Law
East Lansing, MI
Kem Thompson Frost Texas Court of Appeals, 14th District
Houston, TX
Edward M. Ginsburg West Newton, MA, USA
Michael Greenwald Philadelphia, PA, USA
Joanna L. Grossman Southen Methodist University, Dedman School of Law
Dallas, TX
Emily Hammond George Washington University Law School
Washington, DC
David A. Hardy Second Judicial Court, Washoe County
Reno, NV
Michael A. Harring Quad City Symphony Orchestra (Retired)
Moline, IL
Leslie Joan Harris University of Oregon School of Law
Eugene, OR
Ronald K. Henry Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Washington, DC
Evelyn V. Keyes Texas Court of Appeals, 1st District
Houston, TX
Mark R. Killenbeck University of Arkansas School of Law, Leflar Law Center
Fayetteville, AR
Rufus G. King, III Superior Court of the District of Columbia
Washington, DC
Michael J. Kramer Noble Circuit Court
Albion, IN
Cheryl A. Krause U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
Philadelphia, PA
Miriam A. Krinsky Fair and Just Prosecution
Los Angeles, CA
Erin C. Lagesen Oregon Court of Appeals
Salem, OR
Sybil H. Landau New York, NY, USA
Peter F. Langrock Langrock Sperry & Wool, LLP
Middlebury, VT
Jaynee LaVecchia Supreme Court of New Jersey
Morristown, NJ
George W. Liebmann Liebmann & Shively, P.A.
Baltimore, MD
William Parker Lightfoot Koonz McKenney Johnson DePaolis & Lightfoot
Washington, DC
Kathryn V. Lorio Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
New Orleans, LA
Meghan H. Magruder King & Spalding LLP
Atlanta, GA
Linda A. Malone College of William & Mary School of Law
Williamsburg, VA
Linda C. McClain Boston University School of Law
Boston, MA
F. Scott McCown University of Texas School of Law
Austin, TX
James A. McKenna State of Maine Office of the Attorney General
Augusta, ME
M. Isabel Medina Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
New Orleans, LA
Thomas C. Montoya Atkinson & Kelsey, P.A.
Albuquerque, NM
J. Thomas Oldham University of Houston Law Center
Houston, TX
Jeffrey A. Parness Northern Illinois University College of Law
DeKalb, IL
LeRoy Pernell Florida A & M University College of Law
Orlando, FL
Steven N. Peskind Saint Charles, IL
Cheryl B. Preston Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School
Provo, UT
Bernard D. Reams, Jr. St. Mary's University School of Law
San Antonio, TX
Reginald L. Robinson Howard University School of Law
Washington, DC
Margaret M. Russell Santa Clara University School of Law
Santa Clara, CA
Rosemary C. Salomone St. John's University School of Law
Jamaica, NY
Andrew Ike Schepard Hofstra University School of Law
Hempstead, NY
Katharine B. Silbaugh Boston University School of Law
Boston, MA
Marsha E. Simms Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
New York, NY
Kenneth W. Simons University of California, Irvine School of Law
Irvine, CA
Jonathan M. Smith U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division
Washington, DC
Carl A. Solano Superior Court of Pennsylvania (Retired)
Philadelphia, PA
Robert G. Spector University of Oklahoma Law Center
Norman, OK
H. Mark Stichel Astrachan Gunst Thomas, P.C.
Baltimore, MD
Mark P. Strasser Capital University Law School
Columbus, OH
Guy Miller Struve Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
New York, NY
Mary Ellen Tabor Iowa Court of Appeals
Des Moines, IA
Evan M. Tager Mayer Brown LLP
Washington, DC
Anne Minnette Tamar-Mattis International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
Penngrove, CA
Louise Ellen Teitz Roger Williams University School of Law
Bristol, RI
David B. Thronson Michigan State University College of Law
East Lansing, MI
Bea Verschraegen University of Vienna, Faculty of Law
Vienna, Austria
Lynn Dennis Wardle Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School
Provo, UT
Manning Gilbert Warren, III University of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law
Louisville, KY
Michael Evan Waterstone Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Merle Weiner University of Oregon Law School
Eugene, OR
Steven O. Weise Proskauer Rose LLP
Los Angeles, CA
Robin Fretwell Wilson University of Illinois College of Law
Champaign, IL
Charles W. Wolfram Berkeley, CA, USA
Richard W. Wright IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
Chicago, IL
Mark G. Yudof University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Berkeley, CA
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