Child Advocacy Law Clinic


Created in 1976, CALC has represented thousands of families involved in the child-welfare system and has trained thousands of students who now serve in leadership positions in nonprofit organizations, state and local government agencies, and private firms.
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Primary geographic focus: Michigan
Organization type(s): Law School


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Op-Ed

In Child Welfare, Two Worlds When it Comes to Legal Representation

Vivek Sankaran
Chronicle of Social Change (CA)
September 10, 2018
In one world, parents with resources immediately hire lawyers to help navigate troubled legal terrain. In the other, attorneys are viewed as luxuries, superfluous actors in a system in which the state is entrusted to protect the family’s interests.



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