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  Minor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Minor (law), the legal term for a young person.
Minor (linear algebra), for a given matrix, its minor is the determinant of a certain smaller matrix.
Minor leagues, sports leagues which are not regarded as the premier leagues.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Minor   (139 words)

  
 Minor (law) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In law, a person who is not yet a legal adult is known as a minor (known in some places as an infant or juvenile).
Most countries give additional legal protection to minors, and all countries except the United States and Somalia have ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Not all such minor restrictions are necessarily tied to the same transitional age, but the transition from minor to adult is typically defined by the age at which one may independently enter into contracts.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Minor_(law)   (269 words)

  
 law.com - Minor, in Abortion Appeal, Is Ruled Capable of Deciding
A majority of a Pennsylvania Superior Court panel has ruled that a minor appealing a trial court ruling on her request for an abortion does have the maturity and capability to give her informed consent for the procedure.
The court in Re LDF voted 2-1 to reverse a Philadelphia Common Pleas judge's decision that the minor should not be permitted to have an abortion because she was 20 weeks along in her pregnancy.
He said the section allows the trial judge to determine that the minor is not mature and capable to give her informed consent and that the abortion would not be in her best interests.
www.law.com /jsp/article.jsp?id=1046833604771   (1134 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Minor
In what concerns canon law and Christian acts, no uniform limit of minority has ever been established; for given acts and rights the canon law and ecclesiastical usage have established the necessary and sufficient age.
In the first place children are not considered as minors; it is presumed that until the age of reason, legally fixed at seven years, a child possesses neither the intelligence nor the experience to commit sin or to exercise any rights whatsoever.
As a general rule the liberty of minors is unrestrained as to contracts which are to their advantage, but they cannot make any contracts which are burdensome to themselves except under certain determined formalities, and with the required authorization.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/10331a.htm   (600 words)

  
 USC Pre-Law
Minors are much like a mini-major, and usually a little over half the number of units required for the major, minors provide another concentration in a particular area of study.
This minor nor only enables students to understand what is occurring in the communication revolution, it also prepares them to participate in the movement as critics and advocates.
The minor in law and public policy draws upon four fields of study; public policy and management, law, economics and political science.
www.usc.edu /dept/LAS/cas/Pre-Law/curricsub4.html   (455 words)

  
 Minor Programs
This 24-unit minor in health policy and management provides students with a background in the institutions, policy and management issues in the field of health care and the skills necessary to pursue a range of health-related management and/or policy opportunities in the for-profit, nonprofit and governmental sectors.
The minor is designed for students who wish to either work in the international arena or who expect that their professional careers will be affected by activities in that arena.
The 24-unit minor in public management provides the student with a basic introduction to management in the context of a public or nonprofit organization, an understanding of central managerial skills in accounting, financial management and human behavior, and the opportunity to choose between a general or human resource management elective track.
www.usc.edu /dept/publications/cat2002/ppd/minor.html   (1084 words)

  
 Minor-Business Law
In today's increasingly complex work environment, an understanding of the various aspects of the law is a tremendous advantage.
While these courses should not be viewed as "law school" course substitutes, they have been a substantial benefit to students who have attended law school.
Approval of your Business Law Minor contract may be obtained from the Law Minor Advisors.
www.csupomona.edu /~bus/minors/law.htm   (184 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Minor Orders
As to the liturgical functions attached to the various minor orders, they are really but a participation, originally rather indefinite, in the liturgical ministry formerly confided entirely to the deacons.
In the East, moreover, the subdiaconate has remained a minor order; in the West it was gradually detached from the minor orders, on account of its higher liturgical functions and also because of the vow of celibacy it called for.
Minor orders are conferred by the presentation to the candidate of the appropriate instruments, in accordance with the ritual given in the "Statuta Ecclesiae antiqua," a document which originated in Gaul about the year 500.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/10332b.htm   (1044 words)

  
 WPI Social Science and Policy Studies - Minors
Students taking minors in the social sciences are expected to designate a member of the SS and PS department as their SS minor advisor, who will assist them in preparing a program that meets the requirements of the minor.
The Law and Technology Program is an interdisciplinary minor that can be used to supplement a major, introduce students in science and engineering disciplines to legal studies and prepare students to enter law school upon graduation.
Minors enrolled in either course for their capstone experience will be required to complete the usual course requirements and an additional research paper.
www.wpi.edu /Academics/Depts/SSPS/Undergraduate/minors.html   (876 words)

  
 Ohio Minor Wage Law
Every employer shall post in a conspicuous place frequented by minors a printed abstract of the minor labor laws, furnished by the Wage and Hour Division, and a complete listing of all minors employees which shall contain at a minimum the minors name, age, date of birth and occupation.
Minors must be at least 14 years of age to obtain a work permit.
During summer months when school is not in session, 16 and 17 year old minors are not required to obtain work permits, provided that the employer maintains proof of age and a signed statement from their parent or guardian consent to their proposed employment.
wagehour.bes.state.oh.us /w3/webwh.nsf/dd5cab6801f1723585256474005327c8/0a2cc2509843265a852566180051af2e?OpenDocument   (573 words)

  
 WPI Social Science and Policy Studies - Minor in Law and Technology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Law schools do not recommend that undergraduate students complete any particular major and undergraduate institutions do not offer majors in law.
Our courses in Constitutional Law help students understand the role of courts, the legislative power of the Congress, the powers of the Executive Branch to enforce the law, and the rights and liberties of individuals.
In addition, by completing the Minor in Law and Technology, WPI students can show law schools that they are truly committed to legal study and the legal profession.
www.wpi.edu /Academics/Depts/SSPS/Undergraduate/Law/minor.html   (482 words)

  
 Minors as Owners, Beneficiaries and Donees of Life Insurance Policies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Law § 3207(a) (McKinney 2000) deems a minor above the age of fourteen years and six months competent to be the owner or donee of a life insurance policy.
Law § 3207(a) (McKinney 2000), a minor above the age of fourteen years and six months is deemed competent to contract for, own, and exercise all rights relating to a life insurance policy.
Therefore, a minor above the age of fourteen years and six months has an insurable interest in the life of his or her grandparents and is, therefore, allowed, pursuant to Section 3205, to own a life insurance policy issued upon their lives.
www.ins.state.ny.us /rg102061.htm   (959 words)

  
 Pre Law Minor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The pre law Minor is designed to supplement the study in the major program with additional emphases on analytic and expository skills requisite to the study of law.
Early identification of interest in law enables the student to approach the rigorous demands of both legal study and that of the legal progression more efficiently and effectively.
It is essential that the student and the Director of the Pre Law minor collaborate in the process of selecting elective courses within the minor that will best prepare the individual student.
www.msmc.la.edu /print/819.asp   (246 words)

  
 Law, Humanities, Development & Society : Law with Minor Subjects   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
These minor options enable students to extend their study of particular areas of the LLB Law course to the status of a law with minor study degree.
Law with American Legal Studies is an extension of UCE's successful and long-running American Legal Practice module, through which students spend 6-8 weeks working in the USA on legal issues relating to Death Row and prisoners' rights cases, and offers the chance to study wider areas of American law.
Each of the three courses is based on the LLB Law degree, with specific modules relating to the minor study.
www.uce.ac.uk /web2/lawss/llbminor.html   (741 words)

  
 Sociology
The minor itself consists of 28 units and includes 12 units of required courses (Soc 201, Soc 390, and Soc 414) and 16 units of upper division electives, selected in consultation with the Department's advisors.
The Minor in Law and Society is designed for students majoring in other fields who wish to study how social forces influence the legal system and how the law affects society from a sociological perspective.
This minor requires the completion of 24-28 units, and includes 12 units of required courses (SOC 201, SOC 323, and SOC 450) and 12-16 units of elective courses, selected with advisor approval.
www.calstatela.edu /academic/soc/minor.htm   (377 words)

  
 Kevin's English law glossary: minor
In many cases a minor cannot be held to be in breach of contract (see contract).
A minor cannot hold property from the estate of a deceased person, and will generally become the beneficial owner of a trust in such circumstances.
A minor is liable for damages under tort, but the injured party can usually not obtain satisfaction as the child won't be able to pay the damages even if awarded.
www.kevinboone.com /lawglos_minor.html   (259 words)

  
 mnteenhealth.org
Minor living separate and apart from parents of guardian (with or without permission, regardless of duration) who is managing her or his own financial affairs.
A teen is considered a "mature or emancipated minor" if he or she is judged by a medical or mental health provider as being capable of understanding the nature of the problem and treatment options.
Minor consent law protects the confidentiality of your child's records for reproductive, and chemical health You may call a clinic, hospital or alcohol or other drug treatment center to find out about their services.
www.teenhealth411.org /parents_teenprivacy.php   (1703 words)

  
 law.com - Minor on the Hook for Medical Debt
The familiar legal doctrine that a minor can't be held liable for a contract debt was not enough to shield gunshot victim Harun Fountain from medical bills.
Other states limit the doctrine of necessaries to situations where the minor has recovered a judgment from a tortfeasor, or where the minor is not living in the parents' home.
Borden said the "place of the minor's residence is simply irrelevant to the question of whether the creditor has an enforceable claim against the parent."
www.law.com /jsp/article.jsp?id=1074259255067   (649 words)

  
 Pennsylvania Law Summary - Minor Name Change
A person is not allowed to change the name of a minor in order to avoid judgments or legal actions against him or her, or to avoid debts and obligations.
The process for obtaining a name change for a minor in the State of Pennsylvania begins with the filing of a Petition by the parent or guardian with the Court of Common Pleas in the jurisdiction in which the minor resides.
Any minor child whose surname has been changed pursuant to subsection (a) upon attaining majority shall also be entitled to the benefits of section 702 (relating to change by order of court).
www.uslegalforms.com /lawdigest/namechange.php/PA/PA-NAME-2.htm   (955 words)

  
 Pre-law home page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Legal Studies minor is designed for students interested in studying law from multiple, complementary scholarly perspectives and those recognizing that general training in law assists our understanding of human affairs.
The minor develops both a substantive knowledge base and a set of skills useful to studying law through cognate courses in a variety of disciplines including political science, history, sociology, and psychology.
The Legal Studies minor is offered by the Department of Social Sciences and History, and it requires students to select 15 credits from a group of elective courses, and 3 additional credits from a set of skills and background courses.
alpha.fdu.edu /~peabody/plminor.html   (188 words)

  
 prelaw   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Pre-Legal Studies is an interdisciplinary minor administered through the Department of Political Science and overseen by a faculty committee representing a number of departments which contribute to the content of the minor.
Law schools admit students who have earned good grades and who achieved well on the LSAT, but do not require a student to have a specific undergraduate major.
Although one may apply to and be accepted by law school with a baccalaureate degree in almost any major, many students interested in one of the legal professions choose to combine a minor in Pre-Law with their major.
www.ux1.eiu.edu /~cscme1/prelaw.html   (392 words)

  
 Alabama Law Summary - Minor Name Change
A person is not allowed to change a minor's name in order to avoid judgments or legal actions against him or her, or to avoid debts and obligations.
The process for obtaining a name change for a minor in the State of Alabama begins with the filing of a Petition and Declaration for Change of Name with the Probate Court in the jurisdiction in which the minor resides.
No law of this state shall discriminate for or against any person between and including the ages of 19 and 21 years solely on the basis of age.
www.uslegalforms.com /lawdigest/namechange.php/AL/AL-NAME-2.htm   (1200 words)

  
 Pre-Law Minor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Mind of the Law minor provides an organized, rigorous and concentrated course of pre-law study.
To help you develop the cognitive skills that are especially important in law school and the practice of law.
The Mind of the Law minor consists of 21 credit hours of course work, with nine hours at the 3000 level or above.
uwadmnweb.uwyo.edu /Philosophy/Pre-Law-Minor.htm   (329 words)

  
 In re Doe (b. 05/22/84) (Memorandum Opinion)
A hearing on the two petitions was not held until July 9, 2001 because Minor was residing in treatment facilities outside the state due to prior adjudications as a law violator.
The deputy AG challenged the appropriateness of Minor's placement at Cornell Abraxas and submitted into evidence a DOH report, recommending that Minor be placed at the Queen's Family Treatment Center [hereinafter, Queen's] with appropriate therapy and sex offender treatment as necessary.
On September 18, 2001, a hearing on the motion for reconsideration was consolidated with a disposition hearing on a separate adjudication of Minor as a law violator, entered on September 12, 2001.
www.state.hi.us /jud/24611mop.htm   (3679 words)

  
 Minor -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Minor is a legal term for a young person, see (Click link for more info and facts about Minor (law)) Minor (law).
In (The academic world) academia, a minor is a secondary focus of a (Click link for more info and facts about Bachelor's degree) Bachelor's degree; the primary focus is a major.
In English (Ringing tuned bells in a fixed order that is continually changing) Change Ringing, Minor refers to a method rung on six church bells.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/mi/minor.htm   (227 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sexually Transmitted Diseases: “Notwithstanding any other provision of the law, a minor who may have contracted a venereal disease may give consent to the furnishing of hospital or medical care related to the diagnosis or treatment of such disease and such consent shall not be subject to disaffirmance because of minority.
Federal law requires that Title X funded services be available to all adolescents, regardless of their age, without the need for parental consent.
In at least one case, a parent was prosecuted as an accomplice to child abuse as well as for neglect for allowing her 13-year-old daughter to have a sexual relationship with an adult partner.
www.youthlaw.org /downloads/AZ_MinorConsentConfidentiality.doc   (3808 words)

  
 Pre-law Minor ~ School of Arts and Sciences @ La Roche College
Law schools look for students with critical thinking skills and problem solving abilities, as well as strong writing and oral communication skills.
Three academic years are estimated for the Pre-Law Minor with respect to fall/spring course rotation and prerequisites.
Completion of this minor alone may not necessarily facilitate adequate preparation for this professional credential.
www.laroche.edu /schools/arts-sciences/DisciplineDetail.asp?DisciplineID=70   (190 words)

  
 Nebraska Law Summary - Minor Name Change - Law Summary
The court must find compliance with the requirements of the law and that the requested name change is consistent with the public interest.
Whether a minor child's surname may be changed depends on, and is determined by, the best interests of the child.
All persons under nineteen years of age are declared to be minors, but in case any person marries under the age of nineteen years, his or her minority ends.
www.uslegalforms.com /lawdigest/namechange.php/NE/NE-NAME-2.htm   (1064 words)

  
 Las Vegas SUN: 'Annoying a minor' law struck down   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The law is unconstitutional because it is too vague, the state's high court ruled.
A 1995 Nevada law had the words "annoy" and "molest" in a sexual prohibition law, and the Nevada Supreme Court declared that unconstitutional for similar reasons as those cited in Monday's decision.
The 2001 Legislature had changed the law slightly, to say that "unless a greater penalty is provided by specific statute, a person who annoys or molests or attempts to annoy or molest a minor, including without limitation, soliciting a minor to engage in unlawful sexual conduct," is guilty of a misdemeanor on the first offense.
www.lasvegassun.com /sunbin/stories/text/2005/mar/08/518411948.html   (202 words)

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