Connecticut Research Guides, Treatises and Practice Manuals

Research Guides

Practice Manuals

  • Representing Children Worldwide (RCW) - Connecticut Page
  • Connecticut Practice Book - also available in print - KFC4129 .A196 - L3 Reading Room
  • Connecticut Family Law Pamphlet (Statutes and Rules) - KFC 3680 .C65 subser. 2007 - Reading Room

    Part of the Connecticut Practice series, comes with Family Law and Practice w/ Forms. Gathers the current version of many CT family law statutes in one place (unannotated)
  • Connecticut Probate Deskbook - Nancy E. Blair, et al. - KFC 3744 .B55 1988 (2011-2012 updates) - Reading Room

    Mostly forms and probate-related statutes; includes forms for termination of parental rights etc.
  • Probate Jurisdiction and Procedure in Connecticut, 2d - KFC 3744 .F659 1999 (2011 updates) - L3 Reading Room

    Has tables w/ CGS & its own chapters (brief narrative)
  • Child Custody and Visitation in Connecticut - Barry F. Armata, et al - KFC3704.6 .Z9 C45 1988 - Reading Room
  • Early Termination of Parental Rights: developing appropriate statutory grounds - Mark Hardin. Washington, DC: ABA Center on Children and the Law - KF 547 .H374 1996 - L5
  • The Rights of Families: The Authoritative ACLU Guide to the Rights of Family Members Today - Martin Guggenheim et al. Carbondale, Ill.: Southern Illinois University Press - KF 505 .Z9 G84 1996 - L5

    Includes sections on child custody, child support, foster care, adoption, and more.

Treatises, Books, and Other Publications

  • ABA Center on Children and the Law (publications page: Child Court Works - free online newsletter; ABA Child Law Practice Online - monthly publication - $50 student subscription)
  • ABA’s Children’s Legal Rights Journal (electronic subscription via Hein Online for Yale affiliates only)
  • Juvenile Law - KFC3680 .C65 v.1A 2008 (latest received 2011-2012) - LES
  • Children and the Criminal Law in Connecticut, 1635-1855: Changing Perceptions of Childhood - Nancy Hathaway Steenburg - KFC4195 .S74 2005 - LES
  • Family Law in a Nutshell - Harry D. Krause, David D. Meyer - KF505 .Z9 K7 2007 - L5
  • The Contexts of Juvenile Justice Decision Making: When Race Matters - Michael J. Leiber - HV9105.I8 L45 2003 - UES
  • “Not of Full Age”: Children and the Criminal Law in Connecticut, 1635-1855 - Nancy Hathaway Steenburg - Dissertation (Ph.D.), U.Conn., 2002 - LSF
  • An Assessment of Minority Overrepresentation in Connecticut’s Juvenile Justice System: Submitted to the State of Connecticut, Office of Policy and Management, Policy Development and Planning Division - Eliot C. Hartstone, Dorinda M. Richetelli - HV9105.C8 H373 1995 - UES