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Corporate Author: American Prosecutors Research Institute
United States of America
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 8
Sponsoring Agency: American Prosecutors Research Institute
Alexandria, VA 22314
Office for Victims of Crime
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 92-CI-CX-K0001
Type: Legislation/Policy Description
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This volume summarizes State statutes providing a religious defense to criminal child abuse and neglect charges.
Abstract: The compilation, which excludes military and tribal laws and is current through 1991, encompasses statutes that specifically state an offense is not committed by the failure to provide medical care due to religious beliefs. Each State law is annotated; States with this type of law include Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Main Term(s): Child abuse and neglect hearings; Religion
Index Term(s): Child victims; Courts; Juveniles; State laws; Victims of Crime
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