To Kill A Mockingbird: A Case Study

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While the plaintiff may consider my client to be a neglectful and absent parent, my client would not be considered a neglectful parent under State law. Title 26, Chapter 14, Section 1 of the Alabama State Law describes neglect as the negligent treatment or maltreatment of a child, including the failure to provide adequate food, medical treatment, supervision, clothing, or shelter. In comparison to the Ewell children who are left to fend for themselves day in and day out, Scout and Jem Finch live a very comfortable life thanks to their father. Atticus provides his children with three meals a day, a roof over their heads, and clothing, among other necessities. In addition, with the family cook, Calpurnia, often keeping a close eye on the children,
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