45 ABA Journal Children's Rights articles.
The Idaho Supreme Court has struck down a state law that allows grandparents and great-grandparents to be granted visitation over the objection of fit parents—if it is in the best interest of the child.
Sep 20, 2022 1:04 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has upheld an injunction blocking Arkansas’ ban on “gender transition procedures” for youths younger than age 18.
Aug 29, 2022 2:57 PM CDT
Aug 22, 2022 1:53 PM CDT
The ABA has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the Indian Child Welfare Act, writing in an amicus brief filed Thursday that Congress enacted the statute “under valid constitutional authority and on the basis of an extensive body of evidence and law.”
Aug 19, 2022 9:28 AM CDT
A federal judge on Tuesday ordered two former Pennsylvania judges who orchestrated the “kids for cash” corruption scandal to pay more than $200 million to hundreds of their victims.
Aug 18, 2022 10:41 AM CDT
Convicted go-between gets life sentence in law prof’s murder
Katherine Magbanua was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole for acting as the go-between in the murder of…
Jul 29, 2022 2:35 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that U.S. courts can refuse to return children to their home countries in situations posing a grave risk of harm without considering all measures that could reduce the risk.
Jun 15, 2022 12:38 PM CDT
Ads exaggerate size of McDonald’s, Wendy’s burgers, suit says
Food stylists for McDonald’s and Wendy’s undercook hamburger patties portrayed in advertising to make them appear 15% to 20% larger than…
May 20, 2022 2:12 PM CDT
A federal judge in Kansas City, Kansas, has temporarily blocked a school district from disciplining a teacher who had religious objections to a policy that prevented her from outing transgender students to their parents.
May 17, 2022 3:04 PM CDT
May 3, 2022 8:43 AM CDT
A lawyer at the National Center for Lesbian Rights says despite several legislative obstacles, many LGBTQ clients are finding support from churches, neighbors and schools.
Apr 25, 2022 8:39 AM CDT
Mar 14, 2022 10:57 AM CDT
A judge in Travis County, Texas, has blocked the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services from investigating parents of a transgender teenager who is getting medical treatments for gender dysphoria.
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