A Washington investigator with Child Protective Services requested authorities check in on the children of Jennifer and Sarah Hart hours before their car was found at the bottom of a California cliff in what officials now believe may have been an intentional crash. … [Read more...] about Child Protective Services asked authorities to check on Hart children hours before deadly cliff crash
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“I think it is an incredible and astounding exercise of police power,” James Harrington, a civil rights attorney, tells the Dallas newspaper. “You can’t take away a kid from their parents by saying, ‘Hey, maybe later on there might be some abuse.’ It’s a way of flipping the Constitution around so that they now have to prove they’re innocent instead of the state having to prove they’re guilty.” … [Read more...] about Child Protection v. the Constitution: Did Removal of 437 Kids Violate Parents’ Rights?
González said Texas needs to investigate all reports of child maltreatment, even at the Tornillo Port of Entry in El Paso. Because it is on federal land, state officials have been reluctant to assert their licensure and child protection powers at Tornillo, she said. … [Read more...] about Texas must act to protect immigrant kids in detention facilities, Hispanic lawmakers say
The articles refer to clients as “customers,” Bellows said, with little mention of how nonlawyer ownership would affect the quality of legal services. Nor do the articles cover how pro bono service will suffer if lawyers must answer to nonlawyers and public shareholders who focus on the bottom line, she said. … [Read more...] about ABA President Bellows: ‘We’re about child protection gun laws’
According to the Blog of the Legal Times, the Washington, D.C., lawyer will focus on privacy, child protection, online security and tax policy issues for the social media giant. Martin headed the FCC from 2005 to 2009, during President Bush’s administration. … [Read more...] about Facebook, Looking Toward Privacy & Child Protection Issues, Hires Patton Boggs Lawyer/Lobbyist