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[book cover] The Law is (Not) for Kids

Ned Lecic and Marvin Zuker

November 2018

9781771992374 (Paperback)
9781771992381 (PDF)
9781771992398 (ePub)

$22.99

Subject
Law

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About the Book

Lecic and Zuker have done a masterful job in producing this invaluable resource for young people in Canada. The authors answer key questions young people have about rights and laws that affect them at home, at school, at work, and in their relationships. Provincial and territorial variations in law are included making the guide relevant to all Canadian children and youth. The discussion is clear and straightforward with no moralistic or patronizing overtones. The information it contains provides an excellent basis for adults and youth to negotiate rules and standards of behavior.

In addition to being a useful resource to parents and teachers, I would like to see The Law is (Not) for Kids become a required component of citizenship education for all junior and high school students in Canada.
—Katherine Covell, PhD, Children’s Rights Consultant

 

In this practical guide to the law for Canada’s young people, Ned Lecic and Marvin Zuker provide an all-encompassing manual meant to empower and educate children and youth. The authors address questions about how rights and laws affect the lives of young people at home, at school, at work, and in their relationships and draw attention to the many ways in which a person’s life can intersect with the law. Deliberately refraining from moralizing, the authors instead advocate for children and their rights and provide examples of how young people can get them enforced. In addition to being critical information for youth about citizenship, The Law is (Not) for Kids is a valuable resource for teachers, counsellors, lawyers, and all those who support youth in their encounters with the law.

 

About the Authors

Ned Lecic is a tutor, writer, copy editor, and translator.

Marvin Zuker, co-author of The Law is Not for Women (1976) with June Callwood, was appointed a Judge of the Ontario Court of Justice in 1978. Zuker, known for his seminal verdict in a sexual assault case where he found the defendant guilty, is associate professor at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto.

 

“This is an impressive and valuable book on the legal rights and responsibilities of children and youth in Canada. It describes not only what rights children currently have in Canada in fields such as parent-child relations, employment, sex, marriage, and youth justice, but also what rights they should have, using as a guide the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. It is a highly welcome book, informative, engaging, and written in language accessible for youth.”

—R. Brian Howe, Professor Emeritus, Political Science and Children's Rights, Cape Breton University

 

“This book is an important and timely document. The Law is (Not) for Kids is a highly accessible legal manual for young people that apprises them not only of the form and content of Canada’s laws for the young but also what children and youth can expect in terms of their civil liberties, their legal protections, and their ability to influence law and justice. Importantly, while the book speaks directly to young people, it also speaks to a larger public including parents, educators and all levels of judicial officials. A young person’s legal rights document of such clarity and focus has been needed for years and it has finally arrived.”

—Bernard Schissel, Professor Emeritus, Royal Roads University and Professor Emeritus, University of Saskatchewan

 

“Lecic and Zuker have done a masterful job in producing this invaluable resource for young people in Canada. The authors answer key questions young people have about rights and laws that affect them at home, at school, at work, and in their relationships. Provincial and territorial variations in law are included making the guide relevant to all Canadian children and youth. The discussion is clear and straightforward with no moralistic or patronizing overtones. The information it contains provides an excellent basis for adults and youth to negotiate rules and standards of behavior.

In addition to being a useful resource to parents and teachers, I would like to see The Law is (Not) for Kids become a required component of citizenship education for all junior and high school students in Canada.”

—Katherine Covell, PhD, Children’s Rights Consultant