Lois A. Weithorn

UC Hastings Law

Professor of Law

200 McAllister Street

San Francisco, CA 94102

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

10

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2

CROSSREF CITATIONS

5

Scholarly Papers (10)

1.

Protecting Children from Exposure to Domestic Violence: The Use and Abuse of Child Maltreatment Statutes

Number of pages: 145 Posted: 07 May 2002
Lois A. Weithorn
UC Hastings Law
Downloads 1,494 (14,659)
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domestic violence, child protection, child maltreatment, family law, children and families

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Responding to the Childhood Vaccination Crisis: Legal Frameworks and Tools in the Context of Parental Vaccine Refusal

63 Buffalo Law Review 881 (2015), UC Hastings Research Paper No. 136
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 07 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2016
Dorit Rubinstein Reiss and Lois A. Weithorn
UC Hastings Law and UC Hastings Law
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Providing Adolescents with Independent and Confidential Access to Childhood Vaccines: A Proposal to Lower the Age of Consent

52 Connecticut Law Review 772 (2020), UC Hastings Research Paper No. 344
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 17 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2020
Lois A. Weithorn and Dorit Rubinstein Reiss
UC Hastings Law and UC Hastings Law
Downloads 270 (136,188)
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Developmental Neuroscience, Children's Relationships with Primary Caregivers, and Child Protection Policy Reform

63 Hastings Law Journal 1487 (2012), UC Hastings Research Paper No. 18
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 02 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2013
Lois A. Weithorn
UC Hastings Law
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Can a Subsequent Change in Law Void a Marriage that Was Valid at its Inception? Considering the Legal Effect of Proposition 8 on California's Existing Same-Sex Marriages

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 60, 2009
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 28 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2012
Lois A. Weithorn
UC Hastings Law
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Envisioning Second-Order Change in America's Responses to Troubled and Troublesome Youth

Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 33, No. 4, 2005
Number of pages: 202 Posted: 28 Feb 2009
Lois A. Weithorn
UC Hastings Law
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juvenile justice, mental health, child protection, children, family, deinstitutionalization

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Conceptual Hurdles in the Application of Atkins v. Virginia

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 59, No. 5, 2008
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Feb 2009
Lois A. Weithorn
UC Hastings Law
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A Constitutional Jurisprudence of Children's Vulnerability

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 69, No. 179, 2018, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 293
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 10 May 2018 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2018
Lois A. Weithorn
UC Hastings Law
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constitutional law, children and the law, science and the law

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Psychological Distress, Mental Disorder, and Assessment of Decisionmaking Capacity Under U.S. Medical Aid in Dying Statutes

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 71, No. 3, 2020, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 385
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 13 May 2020 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2020
Lois A. Weithorn
UC Hastings Law
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medical aid in dying, physician aid in dying, end of life decisionmaking, treatment competence, treatment decisionmaking capacity, mental health, psychology and law

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When Does a Minor's Legal Competence to Make Health Care Decisions Matter?

Pediatrics August 2020, 146 (Supplement 1), S25-S32, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 399
Posted: 05 Aug 2020
Lois A. Weithorn
UC Hastings Law

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decisional authority, minors, parental discretion