Golden Gate University Law Review
Williams v. Garcetti: The Constitutionality of Holding Parents Criminally Liable for the Acts of Their Children
This summary will examine California's effort to curb youth violence through the amendment of Penal Code section 272.10 California Penal Code section 272 prohibits adults from contributing to the delinquency of a minor. The amended portion of Penal Code section 272 mandates parents be held criminally liable for failing to take reasonable care to protect and control their children.
Williams v. Garcetti: The Constitutionality of Holding Parents Criminally Liable for the Acts of Their Children, 25 Golden Gate U. L. Rev.