June 27, 2017 |
WAER (Syracuse, New York)
The agreement comes nine months after a lawsuit was filed on behalf of the teens.
Tags: Children & Juvenile | Criminal Justice | Solitary Confinement
Kids First is a mission-driven organization that seeks to mitigate the negative effects of divorce on children. The first children’s law center in the United States with a focus solely on helping children of separated parents.
Tags: Children & Juvenile
September 29, 2016 11:39 am
Last month the Department of Housing and Urban Development proposed a new rule that will apply stricter standards for addressing young children’s exposure to lead in subsidized housing. It was the very rule change that Emily, director of the Health Justice Project, a medical-legal partnership at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, called for in her March 5 New York Times op-ed, “Blame HUD for America’s Lead Epidemic”.
July 31, 2016 |
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Administrators plan to hire a third lawyer and offer a much-needed pay hike to Leese and Cooley, whose struggles to keep up with a ballooning caseload.
Tags: Children & Juvenile | Deportation | Immigration Process | Law School Clinics
July 28, 2016 |
, Marisa Peñaloza
National Public Radio (NPR)
Applying for asylum isn't easy. As a result, some young immigrants are choosing another way of staying in this country legally: a visa category called "Special Immigrant Juvenile Status."
Tags: Asylum | Children & Juvenile | Immigration Process