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April 22, 2024 COMMISSION ON SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY

When Placement Hurts: How can the legal system address issues in the Troubled Teen Industry and better protect vulnerable youth?

Part 3 of 3 | Troubled Teen Webinar Series 2024

Thursday, June 20, 2024
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm / CT
 

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Description

Jurisdictional confusion, poor regulation, and lack of understanding have created a legal landscape that is hostile and confusing for survivors.  Survivor and attorney, Amanda Simmons, will host a discussion with leading lawyers and members of the judiciary to discuss legal issues and how the legal system can help prevent institutional child abuse and advocate for victims.

ABA Intro by Skip Harsch, Director of the ABA Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity.

Moderator

  • Amanda Simmons, Esq., Ambika Law, Founder

Panelists

  • Joey Orduña Hastings, Chief Executive Officer, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
  • Shannon Minter, Esq., Legal Director, National Center for Lesbian Rights
  • Annette Smith, Esq., Family Defender, Lane County Public Defenders
  • Others TBD

Co-Sponsors TBD; more information to come.


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