ABA Midyear Meeting



February 5-11, 2014 - Chicago, IL 


Child-Related Events


Feb. 7, 10 am - Noon CST:
Poverty and Government Intervention in Families Due to Alleged Child Abuse & Neglect: What’s the Connection and What Should the Law Say About It?

  • An expert panel of attorneys and public policy experts will explore how changes in our laws might better protect children who experience poverty and maltreatment.

  • CLE program sponsored by: ABA Commission on Youth at Risk, Center on Children and the Law, Commission on Homelessness and Poverty, & Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities

Feb 7, 1:30 - 3:00 pm CST:
Meeting the Educatonal Needs of Highly Mobile Students: The Education Rights of Homeless Children and Youth and Those in the Child Welfare System

  • A free CLE session focusing on children and youth who experience homelessness. 

  • Three experts will highlight child welfare laws that support school continuity and stability for children, and provide advice for using these laws to benefit highly mobile children and youth.

  • Sponsored by the Commission on Homelessness and Poverty, Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities, and the Commission on Youth at Risk

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