What Is the Legal Definition of Child Abuse?

Dowbrigade » Blog Archive » What Constitutes Child Abuse? – Okay,  dear readers, this is a serious post. It concerns a serious subject,  and one which has been in the news lately in a number of contexts – child abuse. Child abuse is a difficult topic to discuss, both because it makes many people uncomfortable and also because it is not easy to define.

This is an old post I found in the archives of the Harvard Law blogs. It’s a very serious topic and definitely worth looking at. You must decide what kind of discipline and punishment you’re going to use with your children. But it’s always good to know where the legal line is also.

Author: Billy the kid

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