from free book Invisible Children, KARA

“In your Child Protection System is there a volunteer program from a local law school that assigns a volunteer attorney to an abused child? I’ve met some well- meaning and bright attorneys who genuinely care for their clients this way. If not, are there adequate public legal representation for abandoned children?”

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One thought on “from free book Invisible Children, KARA

  1. Kids like this also often end up in debt and in the cj system, which is a linked cycle:

    “… the governor of Colorado signed a law that tells judges they can’t send people to jail simply because they’re too poor to pay fines and fees.

    The action came after the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado challenged the practice…”
    from: http://www.npr.org/2014/05/19/312158516/increasing-court-fees-punish-the-poor

    see also: (on “pretrial intervention, also known as diversion”) https://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/12/us/crime-criminal-justice-reform-diversion.html
    and
    https://talkpoverty.org/2014/12/02/criminal-justice-debt/
    14th of March, 12017 HE
    ShiraDest

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