"Dr. Kilkelly's newest book, Children's Rights in Ireland: Law, Policy, and Practice, is a most useful and significant legal treatise of interest not only in Ireland but to readers in all English speaking nations. This book provides a thorough review of the historical evolution of the rights of children, relevant theories, case law, legislation, and a review of the current and growing influence of international law in the realm of children's legal rights. Highly recommend for all person interested in the rights of children, and essential reading for legal scholars and practitioners working in this area of law". John Dayton, J.D., Ed. D., Professor and Co-Director, Education Law Consortium, University of Georgia.
A unique legal analysis of child and family law from a children's rights perspective. This completely unique new title outlines current law, policy and practice as it relates to children in all areas of their lives. Written in a clear analytical style, it maps the legal landscape and highlights the key provisions and principles you need to navigate when handling cases involving children and families. No other book examines law and policy affecting children in such a comprehensive and detailed manner. It tackles a broad range of issues concerning children beyond traditional family law, including constitutional issues, and will keep your firm in step with current thinking and the latest legal practice nationally and internationally. Written by Ireland's leading children's rights expert, it brings you and your firm right up to date.