Ohio counties want to reunite families that were separated because of drug use. But prioritizing that ideal has had deadly consequences.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2019/11/22/us/opioids-foster-care-ohio.html
Hundreds of New York State prisoners were locked in cells, denied release or removed from programs when tests erroneously showed they had used narcotics, according to a lawsuit.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2019/11/20/nyregion/prison-inmate-drug-testing-lawsuit.html
US immigration policy contravenes the Convention on the Rights of the Child, which all United Nations member nations have ratified except the United States. The convention recognizes that children need special assistance and legal protection and prohibits deprivation of liberty.
— Read on journalofethics.ama-assn.org/article/rights-disappear-when-us-policy-engages-children-weapons-deterrence/2019-01
DCS and the juvenile-court system have no business threatening parents with the loss of their child if they go public with their complaint.
— Read on www.azcentral.com/story/opinion/op-ed/laurieroberts/2019/07/16/arizona-dcs-tells-parent-shut-up-else/1746415001/
NCCPR Child Welfare Blog: A deafening silence from National CASA as an appellate court blasts a scandal-plagued CASA program in Washington State
— Read on www.nccprblog.org/2019/08/a-deafening-silence-from-national-casa.html