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ERIC Number: EJ138262
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1975
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The Minor's Right to Consent to Medical Treatment: A Corollary of the Constitutional Right of Privacy
Raitt, G. Emmett, Jr.
Southern California Law Review, 48, 6, 1417-1456, Jun 75
Argues that the existing rules governing a physician's liability for treating a child without parental consent merit reconsideration because the minor possesses a fundamental constitutional right, stemming from the right of privacy, to consent to medical care. Proposes guidelines for the development of a legislative program implementing these considerations. (JT)
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