Reprise: The Ominous Parallels

The following was published in a number of national and regionally distributed sources in January 2000. It provides a critical historical perspective, and it is as timely today as the day it was written. THE OMINOUS PARALLELS We enter the new millennium with well over 500,000 of our children in one or another form of […]

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Foster Care, Child Welfare Reform in Review

FOSTER CARE, CHILD WELFARE REFORM IN REVIEW THE LEGAL ORPHANS “The story public family law tells about parenthood is both inaccurate and normatively misguided,” writes Cynthia Godsoe in a recent Brooklyn Law School Legal Studies Paper, Godsoe continues on to explain: child welfare policy, embodied in the Adoption and Safe Families Act (ASFA) statutory scheme, […]

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