The incident rate for admissions to foster care among young children (0-4) is twice what it is for children 5-17 years of age. Infants are nearly 25% of all entrants into foster care.
Child Protective Services
And The Juvenile Justice System
A guide to protect the constitutional rights of both parents and children.
The U.S. Supreme Court has consistently protected parental rights, including it among those rights deemed fundamental. As a fundamental right, parental liberty is to be protected by the highest standard of review: the compelling interest test.
As can be seen from the cases described above, parental rights have reached their highest level of protection in over 75 years. The Court decisively confirmed these rights in the recent case of Troxel v. Granville, which should serve to maintain and protect parental rights for many years to come.
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