in loco parentis

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in loco parentis

  (formal)
to be responsible for a child while the child's parents are absent Teachers are in loco parentis while children are at school.
See also: loco
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But the problem arises when we add the children to this family setup - where one parentis, maybe, particular about the time spent on gadgets by the teen son versus the other - who thinks teens should be self-regulated and must live in a "free" society.
A teacher is expected to act in loco Parentis in the school around the students, which translates as acting and deciding as a parent on behalf of the child when in school premises and sometimes beyond.
Simmons' father died two years ago and his mother a year ago, so Kimble and his wife, Reeva Kimble, consider themselves in loco parentis for their nephew during this year's Academy Awards.
I truly feel we as college mental health psychiatrists are often in the role of in loco parentis, and we make a difference.
Occasionally, plaintiffs asserting [section] 1983 claims against public schools have attempted to show sufficient deprivation giving rise to a special relationship on two bases: state compulsory attendance laws and the legal principle of in loco parentis.
This is irrespective of any consent given by the participant or by a parent, guardian or other person over the age of 18 in loco parentis.
Charities including the National Association for People Abused in Childhood (Napac), The Survivors Trust, Respond, Survivors UK and Innocence in Danger back a law introducing mandatory abuse reporting in schools and similar institutions, where children are cared for in loco parentis.
FIRSTINLINE INSPECTION Meanwhile, TDW also announced the successful inline inspection (ILI) of a key oil pipeline network that runs through Parentis Lake, a popular leisure destination nestled among pine forests in southwest France.
After considerable research, and support from the local authorities, a rezoning of the land next to Vermilion's Parentis operation was realized, allowing Vermilion and the growers to sign a 25-year partnership agreement in 2008.
One of these mechanisms is that a person can stand in loco parentis to a child.
the era of in loco parentis and legal insularity from law suits; the era of successful student battles to win civil rights on campus; the bystander era in which governmental, parental, and charitable immunities fell and no-duty rules emerged; and the doctrinally complex duty era.
Schools are in loco parentis while they have charge of children.
Part I of the Note examines the relevant legal doctrines informing the issue of parenthood, looking first at the constitutional framework of parenthood, second at presumptions of parenthood that have traditionally provided for determinations of paternity and maternity, and third at other doctrines that have developed to provide rights and responsibilities to those adults other than natural parents (including in loco parentis, parenthood by estoppel, de facto parenthood, and third party or grandparent visitation statutes).
This paper draws together available information to present a comprehensive picture of boarding in Australian schools, with a focus on the challenges faced by the in loco parentis role of staff.
We are in loco parentis and we take our responsibilities very seriously.
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