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Rocking the Cradle: Ensuring the Rights of Parents with Disabilities and Their Children

Parents with disabilities have children unfairly removed for abuse and neglect, and often lose custody in divorce proceedings, according to this report by independent federal agency the National Council on Disability. The council, which estimates […]

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Extending Foster Care to Age 21: Weighing the Costs to Government Against the Benefits to Youth

The federal government is required to reimburse states for certain costs related to children in foster care under Title IV-E of the Social Security Act. The Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of […]

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Anticipatory Injustice Among Adolescents: Age and Racial/Ethnic Differences in Perceived Unfairness of the Justice System

This study looks at how the legal system already has preconceived notions on specific ethnic backgrounds and age differences. 1,393 adolescents were interviewed about how the legal system was treating them in various aspects. The […]

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Providing Foster Care for Young Adults: Early Implementation of California’s Fostering Connections Act

Many youth every year are emancipated when they turn 18 and some will experience homelessness, poverty, and are vulnerable to high-risk situations. The Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoption Act is giving states an […]