ERIC Number: EJ482894
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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The Legal Liability of Social Workers after DeShaney.
Alexander, Rudolph, Jr.
Social Work, v38 n1 p64-68 Jan 1993
U.S. Supreme Court rule that child, through guardian ad litem, and biological mother could not sue in federal courts social worker and Winnebago County, Wisconsin, Department of Social Services for injuries caused by father because 14th Amendment to U.S. Constitution does not provide individuals with protection from private violence. Social workers are liable at state level. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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