The article focuses on child safety and discusses a case of Joshua DeShaney, a child abuse victim who claimed against his father in the U.S. Supreme Court. The article argues on the intervention of a child welfare worker in a family and offers suggestions to protect the rights of abused children. The article discusses several requirements of a claim filed by an abused child including a substantiated report of child abuse, child welfare agency intervention and a permanent injury from abuse.
Kelli M. Mulder-Westrate,
Waiting for the Justice League: Motivating Child Welfare Agencies to Save Children,
Notre Dame L. Rev.
Available at: http://scholarship.law.nd.edu/ndlr/vol88/iss1/11