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Title Changing lives : lawyers fighting for children / Lourdes M. Rosado, editor
Published Chicago, Illinois : First Chair Press, [2014]


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Description xxvii, 149 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Fighting the odds : speaking for infants and toddlers in the child welfare system / by Shari F. Shink and Diane Baird -- Letting children be children : advocating for youth in the juvenile justice system / by Lourdes M. Rosado with Candace Mitchell -- Finding a new home : representing children in immigration actions / by Gail Chang Bohr, Fue Lo Thao, and Maisue Xiong -- Staying on track : protecting youth in school discipline actions / by Brent Pattison -- Setting the record straight : child advocacy and school responses to mental health / by Rosa Hirji and Jenny Chau -- A matter of survival : representing runaway and homeless youth / by Casey Trupin -- Getting another chance : lawyering to prevent youth from being tried as adults / by Lourdes M. Rosado with Candace Mitchell -- Keeping the door open : representing older youth transitioning out of foster care / by Franchesca L. Hamilton-Acker -- Taking on the system : the power of children's lawyers and impact litigation to reform the child welfare system / by Ira Lustbader
Summary "Stories of attorneys making a difference in the lives of our most vulnerable children."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Legal assistance to children -- United States.
Children -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Child welfare -- United States.
Author Rosado, Lourdes, editor
American Bar Association. Children's Rights Litigation Committee.
LC no. 2014008269
ISBN 9781627225083 (paperback)
1627225080 (paperback)