Dozens Of CPS Caseworkers Caught Lying, Falsifying Documents


Dozens Of CPS Caseworkers Caught Lying, Falsifying Documents When Child Protective Services received a complaint that a Harris County father had choked his teenage daughter, caseworker Michelle Robinson said she hurried to the house, conducted a thorough investigation, determined there … Continue reading

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In reversal, Trump signs order stopping family separation


In reversal, Trump signs order stopping family separation

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LAS VEGAS – Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday ending the process of separating children from families after they are detained crossing the U.S. border illegally.

It was a dramatic turnaround for Trump, who has been insisting, wrongly, that his administration had no choice but to separate families apprehended at the border because of federal law and a court decision.

The news in recent days has been dominated by searing images of children held in cages at border facilities, as well as audio recordings of young children crying for their parents — images that have sparked fury, question of morality and concern from Republicans about a negative impact on their races in November’s midterm elections.

Until Wednesday, the president, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and other officials had repeatedly argued the only way to end the practice was for Congress to pass new legislation, while Democrats said he could do it with his signature alone. That’s what he did on Wednesday.  Continue reading →

Now the federal government has created a policy of separating immigrant children from their parents, which could dramatically increase the number of minors encountering immigration officials by themselves and create potential for expanded abuses.

via The Border Patrol Was Monstrous Under Obama. Imagine How Bad It Is Under Trump..

 

 

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A Child Of The State


 

A Child Of The State

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Literature has long been fascinated with fostered, adopted and orphaned children, from Moses to Cinderella to Oliver Twist to Harry Potter. So why do many parentless children feel compelled to hide their pasts? Poet and playwright Lemn Sissay tells his own moving story.

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We need Black and Minority Ethnic Foster Carers for Black Children.  Do we?

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The Border Patrol Was Monstrous Under Obama. Imagine How Bad It Is Under Trump.


The Border Patrol Was Monstrous Under Obama. Imagine How Bad It Is Under Trump.

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If you assumed this abuse happened during the Trump administration, think again. Jahveel was threatened in 2009 by President Obama’s Border Patrol, and her treatment was not an isolated incident. Her case is part of a pattern of physical, sexual, and emotional abuse by Customs and Border Protection officials against child immigrants that existed long before President Trump emboldened the agency by unleashing its officers to enforce his draconian immigration policies. Continue reading →

It typically takes years for presidents to kill federal regulations they dislike, but Donald Trump has found a shortcut: He’s just putting them on long-term hold.

via Trump Tests Legal Limits by Delaying Dozens of Obama’s Rules.

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‘No Cases Of Slavery’ At G4S And Interserve


‘No Cases Of Slavery’ At G4S And Interserve

Bosses at G4S and Interserve have said they have found no cases of slavery in their supply chains.

The declarations were made during a hearing of the Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee, which is conducting an inquiry into Whitehall’s strategic suppliers.

MP Anne Marie Morris expressed surprise when both G4S CEO Peter Neden and Debbie White, CEO at Interserve, said there was no slavery in their supply chains.

“How much slavery have you found? I can’t believe that the answer is zero,” she said. Continue reading →

Enabling local authorities to outsource children’s social services will encourage innovation and improve outcomes for at-risk youngsters’. This article quoted Kathy Evans, chief executive of Children England: “What is of most concern here is the function of deciding whether a child is at risk, assessing the family and making recommendations to court, making decisions about how resources will be allocated to children on taxpayers’ behalf. It’s in that process where the profit-motive could really undermine whoever is trying to do that very difficult work”.

via CHILD PROTECTION FOR PROFIT SYSTEM

 

The Frustration That Led To Brexit Shifts British Politics

The proposal from the then Michael Gove’s Department for Education (DfE) to permit the outsourcing of children’s social services in England to companies such as G4S and Serco has alarmed experts. They say profit-making companies should not be in charge of such sensitive family matters, and warn that the introduction of the profit motive into child protection may distort the decision-making process.

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The Case Of Camreta v. Greene


The Case Of Camreta v. Greene

 

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES

CAMRETA . GREENE, personally and as next friend of S. G., a minor, et al.

certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the ninth circuit


No. 09–1454. Argued March 1, 2011—Decided May 26, 2011* *

The child protective services (CPS) worker in the case did something that’s actually pretty common around the country: the CPS worker and a police officer came to a child’s school and took a child out of class to question her.

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Question

Does the Fourth Amendment require a warrant, a court order or parental consent before law enforcement and child welfare officials may conduct a temporary seizure and interview at a public school of a child whom they reasonably suspect was being sexually abused?

The parties must have the necessary stake not only at the outset of litigation, but throughout its course. Arizonans for Official English v. Arizona 520 U. S. 43 . So long as the litigants possess the requisite personal stake, an appeal presents a case or controversy, no matter that the appealing party was the prevailing party below. SeeDeposit Guaranty Nat. Bank v. Roper 445 U. S. 326 ; Electrical Fittings Corp. v. Thomas & Betts Co. 307 U. S. 241

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Other Useful Judgments

  1. Neutral Citation Number: [2014] EWCA Civ 941 Case No: B4/2013/3256 IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION) ON APPEAL FROM SWANSEA COUNTY COURT  To refuse the grandmother party status for the hearing that was taking place. There was no overt analysis of the child’s welfare throughout her life nor the likely effect on her of having ceased to be a member of her original family in accordance with section 1(2) and 1(4)(c) of the 2002 Act.  The distinctions between the factors in the welfare checklists in the 1989 Act and the 2002 Act were not explored.  The essence of the recent case law and of the statutory tests was not sufficiently demonstrated. Continue reading →
  2. Wearden & Scotland [2013] FMCAfam 268 (25 March 2013) FAMILY LAW – Practice and procedure – whether Independent Children’s Lawyer is exempt from paying fees for the issuing of subpoenas.  Continue reading →
  3. IN THE MATTER OF JAMES J. MILLER AND JANET S. TODD Court Awards Sole Custody to Father Due to Mother’s Parental Alienation   Argued: November 17, 2010, Opinion Issued: March 31, 2011 Continue reading →
  4. Family Law Week: DL v EL (Hague Abduction Convention – Effect of Reversal of Return Order on Appeal) [2012] EWHC 49 (Fam) Continue reading →
  5. Fathers Rights Judgment The South African parents of two girls, now aged 6 and 4, had lived in England with their daughters for nearly 2 years. The father’s work permit expired in December 2004. The evidence suggested that, prior to that … Continue reading →
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United Kingdom: stamp (Photo credit: Sem Paradeiro)

Anyway, I cannot find the information.  Well, there are over a 1000 pages on the Parents Rights Blog!  Links to posts sharing Judgments will be placed here in the near future when I find time to do so. Happy reading!

 

 

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Former Luzerne County Judge Mark A Ciavarella Jr To Remain In Prison For 28 Years


 

Former Luzerne County Judge Mark A Ciavarella Jr To Remain In Prison For 28 Years.

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Ciavarella, 67, was convicted of 12 of 39 charges for accepting kickbacks in exchange for funneling juvenile defendants to detention centers built by wealthy developer Robert K. Mericle’s construction firm and operated by companies controlled by former local attorney Robert Powell.

Ciavarella pleaded guilty on February 13, 2009, pursuant to a plea agreement, to federal charges of honest services fraudwire fraud and tax evasion in connection with receiving $2.6 million in kickbacks from Robert Powell and Robert Mericle, the co-owner and builder respectively, of two private, for-profit juvenile facilities of PA Child Care.

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Find Out If A Person Has A Record For Child Sexual Offences


 

Find Out If A Person Has A Record For Child Sexual Offences

The child sex offender disclosure scheme lets those who care for young people find out if a person has a record for child sexual offences. Continue reading →

People are still are able to sexually abuse children in their care.  You will not eradicate this,  no matter what.  This is about the family courts system and giving children to strangers for profit, which is open to abuse.  The question should be why once a child is in foster care or adopted that the local authority will do anything to block complaints of abuse by children?

via Government Sponsored Secret Family Courts

A Convicted Paedophile Managed To Foster A Child

 

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How the Trump Administration Got Comfortable Separating Immigrant Kids from Their Parents


How the Trump Administration Got Comfortable Separating Immigrant Kids from Their Parents

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Two months into Donald Trump’s Presidency, John Kelly, then the Secretary of Homeland Securitypublicly confirmed that his department was considering separating immigrant parents from their children at the border, as a way of discouraging families from crossing illegally. It was a radical idea, one that past Administrations had considered and then dismissed as too extreme and too complicated. After coming under intense criticism from the press, human-rights advocates, and members of Congress, Kelly backed off from it. But the idea persisted.

A few months later, in August, 2017, a group of officials at the Department of Homeland Security gathered to brainstorm new ways to toughen immigration enforcement. Among those leading the discussion was an official named Gene Hamilton, a former aide to Jeff Sessions, the Attorney General, and a close ally of Stephen Miller, the President’s chief immigration adviser.

“Hamilton told us that over the next few days we’d need to generate paperwork laying out everything we could do to deter immigrants from coming to the U.S. illegally.”

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Malaysia’s New Parliament To Meet On Jul 16; Anti-Fake News Law, GST To Be Scrapped


 

Malaysia’s New Parliament To Meet On Jul 16; Anti-Fake News Law, GST To Be Scrapped

 

KUALA LUMPUR: The first parliament sitting under the new Pakatan Harapan government will be held on Jul 16 and it will go on for 20 days, announced Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Wednesday (Jun 6).

His government has a long to-do list, having promised to abolish several laws since it won the May 9 general election.  Continue reading →

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A Brief Guide: What To Wear To Court

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  A Brief Guide: What To Wear To Court via Names And Addresses Of Some Judges. it definitely does matter what you wear to court. The judge, jury and everyone else in the courtroom will take notice of how you … Continue reading

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