Sandeep K. Narang, MD, JD, and Christopher S. Greeley, MD, MS, have written a response to the article that ran in the Spring 2015 edition of Children’s Rights.
Lawmakers passed the protective bill in May 2015.
An online community to support pro bono attorneys new to immigration law and representation of children.
By P. Leigh Bishop, William H. Branigan, John M. Leventhal, and Mark A. Mittler
Careful investigations can protect vulnerable children while minimizing wrongful convictions.
By Melissa L. Staas
The same objectivity should be applied in evaluating abusive head trauma allegations in child protection proceedings as in the criminal justice system.
By Meredith Linsky
Attorneys interested in assisting children with immigration matters pro bono should review these resources.
Listen as Tiffany Friend interviews Jay McManus, the Executive Director of the Children's Law Center of Massachusetts, about the history of his organization and the lessons he's learned through the years. (11:52 min)
Lourdes Rosado interviews Frank Cervone, executive director of the Support Center for Child Advocates, about how the center has built a large support system for children by combining full-time advocates with pro bono attorneys. (18:21 min)
In the second installment of the series, hear as Lourdes Rosado interviews Professor Don Duquette about his experiences starting and building the Child Advocacy Law Clinic at the University of Michigan. (16:53 min)
The number of unaccompanied immigrant youth who arrive with no adult at our borders is skyrocketing with approximately 24,000 youth detained in 2012, more than three times the number of youth detained in 2008. These children have no right to a lawyer. (00:59:14)
School districts are increasingly implementing alternative approaches to school discipline in response to the backlash on exclusionary practices that disparately impact students of color, students with disabilities and other disadvantaged minority groups. (01:03:37)
The summit will be held on June 16–17, 2015, in London, England.
The Children's Rights Litigation Committee will be presenting Resolution 103A to the House of Delegates in August.