Monthly Archives: June 2018

This New Federal Law Will Change Foster Care As We Know It.


This New Federal Law Will Change Foster Care As We Know It. By Teresa Wiltz   A new federal law, propelled by the belief that children in difficult homes nearly always fare best with their parents, effectively blows up the … Continue reading

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The Law Is What It Is


The Law Is What It Is The Law is what it is–a majestic edifice, sheltering all of us, each stone of which rests on another. John Galsworthy, 1910. via Rule of Law (World Treasures of the Library of Congress: Beginnings). … Continue reading

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In reversal, Trump signs order stopping family separation


In reversal, Trump signs order stopping family separation   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 … Continue reading

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A Child Of The State


  A Child Of The State Photographs by Sophia Evans 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 … Continue reading

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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. ABSTRACT 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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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The Case Of Camreta v. Greene


The Case Of Camreta v. Greene   SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES CAMRETA v . 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, … Continue 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. End of. Ciavarella, 67, was convicted of 12 of 39 charges for accepting kickbacks in exchange for funneling juvenile defendants to detention centers built … Continue reading

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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 → … Continue reading

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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 Photograph by John Moore / Getty Two months into Donald Trump’s Presidency, John Kelly, then the Secretary of Homeland Security, publicly confirmed that his department was considering separating immigrant parents … Continue reading

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