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LEGAL ISSUES: Additional Resources

American Academy of Pediatrics. Informed consent, parental permission and assent in pediatric practice (RE9510). Pediatrics 1995; 95(2):314-317.

American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Bioethics. Religious objections to medical care. Pediatrics 1997; 99(2):279-281.
http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/99/2/279.full.pdf+html

American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health. The child in court: A subject review. Pediatrics 1999; 104(5):1145-1148. http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/104/5/1145 .

Bulkley JA, Feller JN, Stern P, Roe R. Child abuse and neglect laws and legal proceedings. In Briere J, Berliner L, Bulkley JA, Jenny C, and Reid T, The APSAC Handbook on Child Maltreatment. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications; 1996.

Center for Adolescent Health & the Law. State Minor Consent Laws: A Summary, 2nd Edition; 2003. Order a copy at www.cahl.org .

Davidson H. The Impact of HIPAA on Child Abuse and Neglect Cases. American Bar Association; 2003. Available at www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/healthy-foster-care-america/Documents/HIPAA_Impact.pdf (PDF).

Dziech BW, Schudson CB. On Trial: America's Courts and Their Treatment of Sexually Abused Children. Cahners Business Information, Inc. 1991.

Feierman J, Lieberman D, Chu Y. Teenagers' Health Care and the Law: A Guide to the Law on Minors' Rights in New York. New York: New York Civil Liberties Union Reproductive Rights Project; 1998. (Free brochure) Phone: 212-344-3005.

Frye v. United States, 54 App.D.C. 46, 293 F. 1013; 1923. Grossberg RI. Having your say in court. Contemporary Pediatrics 1997; 14:176-80.

Health Privacy Project, Institute for Health Care Research and Policy, Georgetown University. The State of Health Privacy: New York; 2002. http://www.cdt.org/issue/health-privacy .

Kassirer JP, Cecil JS. Inconsistency in evidentiary standards for medical testimony: Disorder in the courts. Journal of the American Medical Association 2002; 288:1382-1387.

Madden, RG. Legal Issues in Social Work, Counseling and Mental Health. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications; 1998.

Matter of the Grand Jury Investigation in New York County. New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation v. Morgenthau. New York State Court of Appeals; October 15, 2002. (Uncorrected, unrevised version prior to publication in New York Reports).

Myers JEB. Legal Issues in Child Abuse and Neglect. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications; 1992.

Myers JEB. Expert testimony. In Briere J, Berliner L, Bulkley JA, Jenny C, and Reid T, The APSAC Handbook on Child Maltreatment. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications; 1996.

Myers JEB. Expert testimony regarding child sexual abuse. Child Abuse and Neglect 1993; 17:175-185.

Meyers JEB. Medicolegal aspects of child abuse. In Reece RM, Treatment of Child Abuse: Common Ground for Mental Health, Medical and Legal Practitioners. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press; 2000: 313-335.

New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault, 411 West 114th Street, Suite 6D New York, NY 10025 Phone: 212-523-4344; www.svfreenyc.org/ .

New York Civil Liberties Union Reproductive Rights Project. Memorandum to Interested Parties re Legal Analysis of Minors' Rights to Consent and Receive Confidential Treatment Following a Sexual Assault; 2002.

New York State Bar Association, 1 Elk Street, Albany, NY 12207 Phone: (518) 463-3200; www.nysba.org/ .

New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NYSCASA), 63 Colvin Avenue, Albany, NY 12206 Phone: 518-482-4222; http://nyscasa.org/ .

Stern P. Preparing and Presenting Expert Testimony in Child Abuse Litigation: A Guide for Expert Witnesses and Attorneys. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications; 1997.

United States Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Civil Rights. HIPPA: Medical Privacy - National Standards to Protect Privacy of Personal Health Information; 2002. www.hhs.gov/ocr/hipaa/ .

Vieth VI. Tips for medical professionals called as witnesses. Update, National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse 2000; 13(7).

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