Topic: Child welfare

Children's Rights Clinic gives voice to children who've been removed from their parents and homes

Sept. 29, 2008

Who Speaks for the Child?: Last April 7, Judge Barbara Walther in San Angelo, Texas, signed an order to remove more than 450 children from the nearby Yearning for Zion Ranch, kicking off what promised to be the largest child custody case in U.S. history. Amid the media frenzy that descended on West Texas, Walther faced another task: securing an attorney for each of those children and making sure they had the appropriate training.

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Students voice concerns at Capitol

April 17, 2008

Social Work students and faculty joined together April 8 to march from the Frank Erwin Center to the Capitol Building for Social Work Student Day.

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