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Fundamentals of Corporal Punishment Against Children in NYC Family Court and Schools, Law, and Policy (May 31, 2023)

Corporal punishment (the use of physical force to discipline) for children in New York is legal, however the law is broad and is open to a wide degree of interpretation. Attendees will learn the process of how a case of excessive corporal punishment arises and progresses through family court. As well as understand the status of corporal punishment in NY schools, public and private; which differ and associated trends in law and policy.

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