Off-Campus Hollins Users:
To access this document, please click here to log in to our proxy server with your campus network user name/password (the same one you use to log into the campus network and your e-mail).


Noah's Voice

Year of Graduation


Document Type


Degree Name

MALS: Humanities

Directing Professor

Andy Matzner


Did the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court fail Noah? Who was there to speak for Noah and the many other children subdued by their familial situation? Noah’s tragic death has haunted me for the past three years and I need explanations. Throughout this paper I delve into all relevant areas related to the JDR Court regarding terminology, procedures, methods, abuse, neglect, court officials, and the individuals appointed to be the voices for children. I reach a conclusion that initially I found difficult to even consider. I did not envision that a firm belief I have held close for three years could be washed away by completing a research paper