Round-up of California Juvenile Justice Legislation for 2016
Originally published by Witness LA from September 28 to October 4. This was part of a longer round-up of California legislation on Witness LA. Juvenile Justice Data-Gathering A bill that aims to standardize the way California’s local probation departments gather and report data on the kids in the juvenile justice system, AB 1998, made it past Gov.
California Bill would Outlaw “Rehoming” of Adopted Children
California may soon enact legislation to protect children from being moved from one adoptive family to another without legal oversight. The practice, known as “rehoming,” has been found to expose adopted children to abuse and has highlighted loopholes in the U.S.’