Parens Patriae

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  • A form of power granted to the state whereby the state aims to defend the best interests of individuals who are legally unable to do so themselves. Examples include cases involving children, individuals with mental disabilities, and other vulnerable individ uals. In these instances, the state is the designated guardian of the vulnerable individuals and seeks to protect their interests.

    10.4135/9781412972024.n1815

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