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We will be publishing an alternative view by an assistant district attorney to the article in the summer edition of the Children’s Rights newsletter.
By Martha L. Raimon, Kristen Weber, and Amelia Esenstad
Professionals and advocates need to know about and attend to these three critical areas.
By Katherine Judson
Health problems and accidents may present the same symptoms as abusive head trauma.
By Amanda Kottke and Trenny Stovall
The inaugural summit addressed how disrupting barriers and innovating solutions can improve outcomes for vulnerable youth.
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)
Listen as Professor Brent Pattison and current law student and former foster-care child Lori Bullock discuss three critiques of legal representation brought forth by young people who are in the child-welfare system. (7:56 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.