Advocates Needed to Safeguard Rights of Youth in DOJ Conditions Cases
By Brian Blalock and Pat Arthur
On June 11, 2004, a Youth Corrections Officer in Hawaii assaulted a confined youth in his care. After visiting the facility on August 4, 2005, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) noted, “it is no exaggeration to describe HYCF as existing in a state of chaos.”
Child Support Collections in Separate State Assistance Programs
Ensuring Families Receive the Child Support They Are Entitled To
By Curt Child, Marc Tafolla Young, and Sara Kashing
In reaction to recent changes in federal law, states are considering – and in at least one case have already created1 – separate state assistance programs (SSPs) that are separate from the federal Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program.
The Abortion Issue in November’s Election
Prop 85’s Defeat in California Means AAP v. Lungren Remains Law
By Rebecca Gudeman and Christiana Macfarlane
The November 2006 election included significant victories for abortion rights across the United States.
October - December 2006 issue 3 MB, 32 pages.
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