News

2024

Imprint News

New York Lawmakers Push For Major Investments in Family Court System

New York Public Radio

A Bronx teacher's path to success after facing hardships

2023

Imprint News

Governor Once Again Rejects Bill to Expand New York Parents’ Chances for Contact With Their Adopted Children

New York Law Journal

Recent Column on Appointing Attorneys for Toddlers Relies on 'Careless and Ill-Informed Reading' of New York's Child Representation Rules

New York Law Journal

Legal Orgs Represented by Proskauer Rose Have Standing to Sue State "Host Homes" Program

NY Daily News

It's the kids who suffer: staffing crisis threatens legal services for children in Family Court

Gothamist

Facing attrition and crushing workloads, NY family court lawyers for children plead for more state funding

New York Law Journal

In Custody Cases, Children Play a Key Role in the Fair Administration of Justice

City Limits

Opinion: Attorneys for Children in New York Are in Crisis

NY Daily News

NYC family court blasted for ‘dehumanizing’ culture, ‘unconscionable’ delays

2022

Imprint News

New York High Court Favors Out-of-State Parents Seeking Custody of Foster Children

New York Law Journal

NY's Highest Court Limits Reach of Interstate Pact to Foster Care, Adoption Cases

New York Law Journal

A Rush to Pass Kyra’s Law Could Harm Kids

ProPublica

Child Advocates Sue New York Over Proposed Shadow Foster Care System

New York Law Journal

Children Deserve Attorneys Not Guardians Ad Litem

NY Times

Sex-Trafficking Couple Exploited Foster Care Loophole, Officials Say

NPR

New York City will stop collecting Social Security money from children in foster care

2021

NY Daily News

Stop shackling kids in court, N.Y.

Imprint News

New York To Tap Federal Funds For Parents and Kids Legal Costs in Child Welfare Cases

Imprint News

New York May Soon Bar the Shackling of Children in Family Court

Imprint News

Manhattan Family Court Clerk Suspended After Allegations She Directed Racial Slurs At 15-year-old During Hearing

ABC News

As COVID-19 turns more children into orphans, siblings step up to fill the void

2020

NY Times

What Happens to Some L.G.B.T.Q. Teens When Their Parents Reject Them

Gothamist

More Children In NY State Have Lost Parents Due To COVID-19 Than The 9/11 Attacks

New York Public Radio

Justice Delayed: Court System Backlogs Leave Foster Families in the Lurch

NY Times

He Is 16 and His Mother Died of Covid-19. What Happens To Him Now?

Imprint News

Calls Grow to Eliminate ‘Face Down’ Restraints for Foster Youth After Michigan 16-Year-Old’s Death

Imprint News

‘There’s No Magic in Turning 21:’ New York Legislators Are the Last Hope for Young Adults in Foster Care

Imprint News

State Lawmakers Race the Clock to Prevent Hundreds of Foster Youth from Aging Out Alone

Imprint News

‘Once You Sign the Paper, It’s Over:’ Older Foster Youth Plead for Help from New York Governor

Karen Freedman, the Founder and Executive Director of Lawyers for Children, Joins Denver Frederick

2019

New York Public Radio

New York City Loses Court Case Over Right To Arrest Foster Youth

Imprint News

A Broken Wheelchair and Clothes that Don’t Fit: Judge Holds New York City Child Welfare Commissioner in Contempt Over Agency’s Treatment of Disabled Teen

2018

NY Times

She Ran Away From Foster Care. She Ended Up in Handcuffs and Leg Irons.

Teen Vogue

The Foster Care to Prison Pipeline: What It Is and How It Works