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Title Alcohol / Roman Espejo, book editor.

Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, 2013.
Description 1 online resource (158 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color).
Series Teen rights and freedoms
Gale virtual reference library
Teen rights and freedoms.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The National Minimum Drinking Age Act is constitutional : The Supreme Court's decision / William Rehnquist -- The National Minimum Drinking Age Act violates youths' and states' rights / Alex Koroknay-Palicz -- The minimum drinking age of 21 is justified / Jeffrey P. Victory -- A high school student learns a difficult lesson about having a party with alcohol : personal narrative / Allie Rich -- The minimum drinking age should be lowered / Jeffrey A. Tucker -- The minimum drinking age should not be lowered / Noah Ives -- Social hosts are not liable for serving alcohol : the Illinois Supreme Court's decision / Thomas R. Fitzgerald -- Some parents believe that minors should be allowed to drink at home / Vanessa O'Connell -- Parents should be liable when minors drink in their homes / William J. Bernat -- Parents may not be liable when minors drink in their homes : the Illinois Supreme Court's decision / Lloyd A. Karmeier -- A family member discusses the death of a relative due to underage drinking and driving : personal narrative / Susanne Santra -- Regulations prohibiting the sale of alcohol to minors should be strictly enforced / Deborah A. Fisher -- A graduated alcohol licensing system for ages 18 to 20 should be established -- The initiative to loosen drinking restrictions for ages 18 to 20 is harmful / Carla T. Main -- Alcohol screening at high school dances should be mandatory -- Mandatory alcohol screening at high school proms raises constitutional concerns / Jonathan Motto.
Summary Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on the legal age of alcohol consumption and liquor laws among teens.
Note Description based on print version record.
GMD: electronic resource.
Subject Youth -- Alcohol use -- United States.
Drinking age -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Drinking of alcoholic beverages -- United States.
Liquor laws -- United States.
Added Author Espejo, Roman, 1977- editor.
Gale Group.
Other Form: Print version: Alcohol. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, 2013 9780737763980 (DLC) 2012032615
ISBN 9780737768114 (electronic book)
9780737763980 (hbk.)
0737763981 (hbk.)
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