Center on Children and the Law
Bar Association Report: Funding Shifts Greatly Affect Legal Counsel for Kids, Parents
Research has shown that quality legal representation on behalf of all parties in the child welfare system improves the outcome for children and families alike. But until now, little research has been conducted on just how funding affects the ability to provide quality legal services.
Howard Davidson Leaving ABA After 37 Years
Howard Davidson, who started the American Bar Association’s Center on Children and the Law in 1978 and has led it ever since, will retire from the D.C.-based organization this summer. “After over forty years of child law work, I have decided…to retire from the ABA at the end of this June or in early July,” Davidson wrote in a statement sent to colleagues.