child abuse

Direct Supervision of Child Not Required for Conviction of Endangering Child’s Welfare

The crime of endangering the welfare of children does not require direct supervision of a child, only supervision of the child’s welfare, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held in Commonwealth v. Lynn.

By | 2017-05-19T22:51:29+00:00 May 20th, 2015|Categories: Criminal Law|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Direct Supervision of Child Not Required for Conviction of Endangering Child’s Welfare

Supreme Court Settles Application of Evidentiary Presumption of Child Abuse in Dependency and Expungement Cases

The Superior Court erred in substituting its judgment for that of the trial court in determining whether a child suffered abuse and whether that abuse was perpetrated by the mother, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held in In re L.Z..

By | 2017-05-19T22:51:29+00:00 April 20th, 2015|Categories: Administrative Law, Family Law|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Supreme Court Settles Application of Evidentiary Presumption of Child Abuse in Dependency and Expungement Cases