Brekke v. Wills—Teenage Lovers Separated

This 2005 case is widely cited for some odd reasons.  Unfortunately, it has much in the way of sloppy analysis that has led Rightist zealots to use it to trump up parent's rights to control others and their own children.

Post Appeal Comments about Brekke v. Wills

From Dr. Laura:

"California Parents Have One More Mechanism To Exercise Control Over Minor Children"  and the outrageous mischaracterization that "The boyfriend’s speech was between “private parties, about purely private parties, on matters of purely private interest.” …

Nothing contained herein is tendered as nor should it be considered as legal advice.  What is legal is not necessarily justice.  Almost all of reality is non-"published", ergo, what is legally affirmed is always a retarded misrepresentation of reality.   Use at your own risk!