parental neglect

parental neglect

n. a crime consisting of acts or omissions of a parent (including a step-parent, adoptive parent, or someone who, in practical terms, serves in a parent's role) which endangers the health and life of a child or fails to take steps necessary to the proper raising of a child. The neglect can include leaving a child alone when he or she needs protection, failure to provide food, clothing, medical attention or education to a child, or placing the child in dangerous or harmful circumstances, including exposing the child to a violent, abusive or sexually predatory person.

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1 reason for truancy is parental neglect,'' said Grossman, the prosecutor.
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Since you already know the bomber is the seriously disturbed sister, next week's concluding episode clues you in to why (dysfunctional family, parental neglect, no surprise), though you'd have to be hard up for viewing choice to bother with what remains of this wannabe Cracker.

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