January 28, 2015 Practice Points

Shame on U.S.

By Cathy Krebs

The Children's Advocacy Institute (CAI) and First Star have released the report "Shame on U.S." which discusses how the federal government does not properly enact or monitor federal child welfare laws. The report makes several recommendations for all three branches of federal government, with a goal of improving the child welfare system and better protecting abused and neglected children.

Cathy Krebs is the committee manager of the Children's Rights Litigation Committee at the ABA Section of Litigation in Washington, D.C.

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