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Friday, January 22, 2016
"Making A Murderer": Justice Weeps [Huffington Post] »
NACC Member Marsha Levick was published yesterday in the Huffington Post. The focus of her article is the Netflix document...
Thursday, January 21, 2016
New Opinion from the Michigan Court of Appeals Recognizes that a Parent Can Have a Due Process Right »
NACC Member Vivek Sankaran offered this message via the NACC Listserv:   Hi everyone, I wanted to pass along th...
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Stop Solitary Confinement of Youth [ACLU – Petition] »
The ACLU and the Student Alliance for Prison Reform (SAPR) have launched a campaign to pressure the Attorney General to ba...
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Every Student Succeeds Act Brings Modest Progress on School Exclusions [NACC Child Law Blog] »
Josh Gupta-Kagan highlights a provision in the Every Student Succeeds Act requiring schools to report on suspensions, expu...
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Mississippi Fights to Keep Control of Its Beleaguered Child Welfare System [New York Times] »
Mississippi is one of 19 states facing system-wide lawsuits. This article details Mississippi’s history of failings, as we...
Monday, January 18, 2016
Joshua (DeShaney) Braam: Honoring the Person and Reconsidering the Case... [NACC Child Law Blog] »
In this week’s post, Josh Gupta-Kagan, NACC member and regular blog contributor, discusses the impact of the Supreme Court...
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
CWLS Scholarships Available to NACC Members »
Why pay $650 when you can pay $300?   The NACC is offering a limited number of $350 scholarships to help...
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Election Results Are In! »
The election for the NACC Board of Directors has ended and the results are in.  We are pleased to announce Gerar...
Monday, January 11, 2016
CPS Caseworkers and the Power of Being There [NACC Child Law Blog] »
In this week’s post , Kendall Marlowe discusses the important role played by child welfare caseworkers and highlights eff...
Monday, January 11, 2016
Staying in the Loop – Another Reason Membership Matters »
In 2016, we’re putting an emphasis on improving communications with our membership.   Check back here and...
Tuesday, October 20, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
NACC is looking for a Staff Attorney »
Job Description:   NACC is expanding its training and advocacy efforts and seeks a motivated and hig...
Thursday, October 15, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Operation Cross Country: Recovering Victims of Child Sex Trafficking »
Kudos to the FBI and their partners on locating and recovering victims of child sex trafficking this week in Operation Cro...
Wednesday, October 14, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Do you have an opinion about prenatal protection laws? »
This article asks, "Is it appropriate for law enforcement to intervene when thers are not having a healthy pregnancy—and i...
Tuesday, October 13, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Our latest blog post is up and it discusses gender injustice. »
Our latest blog post is up and it discusses gender injustice. https://www.naccchildlawblog.org/juvenile-justice/juvenil...
Monday, October 05, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Children’s Legal Rights Journal: Call for Papers »
Submission Details. We invite you to submit articles that address children and the law. Although all topics that address c...
Monday, September 14, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The latest blog post talks about for-profit prisons and how this system affects kids and families. »
Read the entire post at the link below. https://www.naccchildlawblog.org/law-policy/dolly-dilley-and-corrections-corp...
Friday, September 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Is it ok for foster parents to believe in the use of corporal punishment? »
In a state that is in dire need of foster parents, do you think that potential foster parents should be rejected because t...
Thursday, September 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Will JJDPA be reauthorized by Congress as they return from their summer break? »
As Congress returns from summer recess,JJ stakeholders will be watching to see what happens to the JJDPA. You can read...
Wednesday, September 09, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Op Ed from the Huffington Post: "Connecting Disconnected Youth" »
The Spectrum Youth & Family Services out of Burlington, VT is providing a great model for programs working with "disco...
Tuesday, September 08, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Are you ready for an infographic blog post? »
https://www.naccchildlawblog.org/child-welfare-law/infographic-the-right-to-counsel-for-children-in-dependency-cases/
Wednesday, September 02, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
These are great ideas, but do you think any real action will be taken? »
http://www.nhregister.com/general-news/20150831/congress-moves-toward-an-overhaul-of-us-foster-care-system
Tuesday, September 01, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Have you been following our blog from the conference? »
https://www.naccchildlawblog.org/practice-litigation/4-takeaways-in-4-days-naccs-monterey-conference/
Thursday, August 20, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
A new report has been issued by The Family Defense Center in Chicago Illinois. »
It discusses issues involved with “inadequate supervision” allegations and outlines four specific recommendations for syst...
Thursday, August 20, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The new blog post is out! »
It discusses, “When Can Parents Let Children Be Alone?”, a report and call to action from the Illinois-based Family Defens...
Thursday, August 20, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Today is your last chance to register online for the 38th National Conference »
For more information and to register, check out the link below. http://www.cvent.com/d/grqm4xless
Tuesday, July 28, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The “Foster Youth Independence Act of 2015″ has been introduced in Congress. »
The “Foster Youth Independence Act of 2015″ has been introduced in Congress, and will help young people by expanding the J...
Monday, July 20, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
This is a fascinating look into the Orphan Train, a prequel to the foster care movement. »
This article discusses the Orphan Train, a prequel to the foster care movement. http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news...
Friday, July 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Did this judge cross the line? »
http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/judge_orders_brainwashed_kids_to_live_in_juvenile_facility_for_refusing_ord/?utm_so...
Thursday, July 09, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Do you agree that "confidentiality should not apply when a young child disappears"? »
Do you agree that "confidentiality should not apply when a young child disappears"? https://chronicleofsocialchange.o...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Washington state Supreme Court rules juvenile records to be sealed »
Washington state Supreme Court recognized that sealing juvenile court records can increase chances for rehabilitation.&nbs...
Monday, June 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sign on today! »
The Juvenile Justice and Deliquency Prevention Reauthorization Act is currently being debated in the Capitol.  ...
Thursday, June 25, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
A new legislation has been introduced in the senate: The Educational Stability of Foster Youth Act »
A new legislation has been introduced in the senate by Al Franken (D-Minn.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa): The Educational S...
Tuesday, June 23, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Way to go Arkansas! The Arkansas Supreme Court has applied Miller v. Alabama retroactively. »
This means that more than 50 people sentenced as children to mandatory life without parole in Arkansas will have the oppor...
Friday, June 19, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Decision in Ohio v. Clark, US SCt. No. 13-1352 »
In Ohio v Clark, US S Ct. No. 13-1352, the United States Supreme Court reversed and remanded a decision by the Supreme Cou...
Thursday, June 18, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
This Op-Ed is such a good reminder of the struggles former foster youth can face. »
https://chronicleofsocialchange.org/opinion/the-little-things-that-elude-foster-youths/10363

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