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LAW 840 - Children's Rights (Prof. Woodhouse, Fall 2016)  

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Use a research guide, listen to seminars, or review trainng materials when you are researching an unfamiliar topic.  These resources typcally include links to primary and secondary sources, practice materials, form books, and other related sources.

Research Guides

Many academic institutions and professional associations publish research guides on topics across a multitude of disciplines.  Research guides are helpful when exploring a new or unfamiliar topic.  They provide links to primary and secondary sources on many aspects of children's rights, including family law, education, human rights, foreign and international legal research, and child welfare-related topics.

Below are links to selected guides available on the websites of MacMillan Law Library, Woodruff Library, several other academic libraries and the Library of Congress to help you begin the research process.  

Research Guides:  

Children's Law, Family Law, and Juvenile Justice

Children’s Law and Juvenile Justice (MacMillan Law Library - Emory Univ.)

Children’s Law Research Guide (Univ. of South Carolina) 

Family Law Research Guide (Georgetown)

Juvenile Law & Justice (Suffolk Univ.)

Foreign and International Law

Introduction to Foreign and Comparative Law Guide (MacMillan Law Library - Emory Univ.)

Children’s Rights: International Law (Library of Congress)

International Children’s Rights (Univ. of Iowa)

International Family Law Guide (LLRX)

Treaties and Conventions


Emory Educational Studies (Woodruff Library - Emory Univ,)

GSU Education Law LibGuide (Georgia State University)

Human Rights

Univ. of Minnesota Human Rights Library (University of Minnesota)

Seminars and Educational Materials

Barton Child Law and Policy Center:  The Barton Center also co-sponsors the Georgia Child Welfare Legal Academy, which offers monthly workshops and seminars at Emory Law School.  The Barton Center, in collaboration with the Supreme Court of Georgia Committee on Justice for Children, coordinates child welfare experts to address current awareness, practice, and policy issues. 

Children’s Rights International Network (CRIN):  CRIN’s website is a treasure trove of information on children’s rights.  The site includes multiple guides on many aspects of children’s rights, including advocacy, guides on protecting children’s rights, the UN and international human rights system, other user guides. 

CRIN’s site also includes an online library with country specific and international resources.

Hague Academy Collected Courses Online:  A collection within HeinOnline, the Hague Academy Collected Courses Online includes extensive publications on human rights, child labor (labour) and the rights of children.  Be sure to use the advanced search feature to find articles/courses on your topic.  

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