Homeless Courts Conference Coursebook The Homeless Court Conference Course Book contains the materials circulated at the ABA National Conference on Homeless Courts on October 8, 2004 at the Institute for Peace & Justice in San Diego, CA.
The guide was prepared by the ABA Commission on Homelessness & Poverty and The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans in a joint effort to promote the replication of homeless courts at Stand Down events for homeless veterans across the country. It provides valuable insight to the necessary steps in creating a program.
Taking the Court to Streets: A Roundtable on Homeless Courts A guide that contains information on 16 homeless courts in CA plus 8 homeless courts across the nation. It contains the ABA's policies related to homeless courts, and was prepared for a roundtable in Alameda, CA in 2006.
Runaway and Homeless Youth and the Law: Model State Statutes E-Book
The book encompasses model laws in 11 areas, drafted by experts from a variety of backgrounds - lawyers, service providers, federal and state policymakers, advocates, formerly homeless youth, and others.
Lawyers Working to End Homelessness - PDF Download
In the fall of 2005, ABA President Michael Greco called on the legal profession to commit to a "renaissance of idealism." He spoke of redefining legal help...
Changing Lives: Lawyers Fighting for Children
Demonstrates the critical role that attorneys play in changing the life courses of our most at-risk children. Without legal representation, the children profiled in this book...