19 ABA Journal Children articles.
A 16-year-old girl who called a judge a “dumb, white b- - - -” was wrongly sentenced to 90 days in youth services for contempt of court by the judge she insulted, according to an April 12 decision
by the top court in Massachusetts.
Apr 14, 2021 4:31 PM CDT
A divided Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled Thursday that secretly recorded audio can be used against a nanny accused of assaulting three young children.
Mar 26, 2021 9:50 AM CDT
A Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, children’s court judge was charged Wednesday with possession of videos and images depicting the sexual abuse of toddlers and boys.
Mar 18, 2021 12:51 PM CDT
A grandparent who saw her 2-year-old granddaughter get hit by falling debris, causing her death, can recover emotional distress damages as a bystander under the “zone of danger” rule, New York’s top court has ruled.
Feb 24, 2021 9:14 AM CST
Panel recommends judge’s removal for school-dispute conduct
A judicial ethics panel has recommended removal of a judge in Union County, New Jersey, based on her conduct after her children’s Catholic…
Feb 5, 2021 4:18 PM CST
A suspended Chicago family law attorney faces additional sexual assault and sexual abuse charges involving attacks on two women he knew through his law practice.
Jan 22, 2021 10:41 AM CST
After hearing about child care concerns from a campus parent group, the University of New Mexico School of Law School convinced the state in September to change a child care subsidy rule, which until then prohibited eligibility for graduate and postgraduate students.
Dec 15, 2020 8:47 AM CST
Aside from doing everything in their power to keep kids out of the courtroom, we can hear teenage voices and work toward giving them some of what they want without giving them everything they want.
Dec 3, 2020 1:24 PM CST
A Cook County, Illinois, judge shown on video forcing a child into a holding cell is only the second judge in the county to lose a retention bid since 1990. Judge Jackie Portman-Brown fell short of the 60% “yes” vote needed to retain her seat.
Nov 25, 2020 9:44 AM CST
A federal appeals court on Friday blocked two ordinances on First Amendment grounds in Florida that ban licensed therapists from providing “conversion therapy” to minors.
Nov 23, 2020 1:17 PM CST
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett asked questions that appeared to favor both sides during oral arguments Wednesday in a case involving LGBTQ discrimination and religious liberty.
Nov 5, 2020 12:32 PM CST
The justices are reviewing Philadelphia’s decision to exclude Catholic Social Services, an agency of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, from its foster care system over the church agency’s refusal to abide by the city’s nondiscrimination policy.
Oct 29, 2020 3:14 PM CDT
When contracting with the city of Philadelphia to provide foster care services, Catholic Social Services must adhere to the government’s nondiscrimination policies, the ABA told the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday.
Aug 21, 2020 3:00 PM CDT
The well-being and rights of children and youth were addressed in three resolutions approved by the ABA House of Delegates at the annual meeting on Monday.
Aug 3, 2020 6:40 PM CDT
A custody litigant has filed a motion in an Iowa court seeking a “trial by combat” with his ex-wife and her lawyer.
Jan 15, 2020 4:25 PM CST
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