Gonzalez v. Santa Clara County Department of Social Services (2014)

January 21, 2014

Parental privilege to impose reasonable physical discipline on a child; Court denied parents a fair hearing by refusing to hear thirteen-year-old child's testimony over both child's and parents' objections; Emphasizing duty of adjudicators to independently review evidence of abuse allegations, irrespective of conclusions drawn by social workers

Child Abuse & Protection
Courts & Hearings

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