U.S. district court judge orders DOJ to follow 1997 immigration law.
Thousands have been placed in substandard facilities with insufficient educational programs.
UCLA's Civil Rights project studied suspension rates of students with and without disabilities.
By Shannon Prown and Lourdes M. Rosado
Five key issues are addressed relating to street-connected children and youth.
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.
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)
Providing legal representation to very young children (0–5 yrs) in dependency cases presents unique challenges. Panelists address questions by discussing what lawyers in different states and systems are actually doing to provide zealous advocacy to some of our most vulnerable clients in juvenile court. (02:29:29)
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. Read more.
Resolution 103A was presented to and adopted by the House of Delegates in August.