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is it against the law for someone to put a minor in a ...

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is it against the law for someone to put a minor in a position to where they would most likely cause harm to themselfs if the person had training and knowledge to know the minor was unstable and would likely harm themself in that position?
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  jamest replied 9 years ago.
It depends upon the facts of the case. The very broad and vague terms you used could fall into many different categories. In many cases this could be child endangerment, contributing to the delinquency or dependency of a minor, but it often rests on the level of negligence involved, which must be assessed by the facts of the case.

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