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'State Orphans' in the United States: A Failure of Intergenerational Solidarity


Barbara Bennett Woodhouse


Emory University School of Law; University of Florida - Fredric G. Levin College of Law

March 28, 2012

Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-202

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This article reviews the situation of youth exiting foster care in the United States in a time of economic crisis and argues that reforms are needed to insure that children who are taken into state custody for their own protection do not exit into a social and economic void.

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Date posted: March 28, 2012 ; Last revised: June 22, 2012

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Woodhouse, Barbara Bennett, 'State Orphans' in the United States: A Failure of Intergenerational Solidarity (March 28, 2012). Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-202. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2030244 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2030244

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Barbara Bennett Woodhouse (Contact Author)
Emory University School of Law ( email )
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University of Florida - Fredric G. Levin College of Law ( email )
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