Family Defender Issue 17: Summer 2014

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Family Defense Center scores numerous policy victories in 2013-2014, page 1

Family Defense briefs, page 2

Federal court allows civil rights suit of Jeanelle H. first Family Defense Center suit to allege violations of teacher’s right to Dupuy protections to proceed towards trial, page 3

Family Defense Center’s Pro Bono Program scores another appellate victory in “inadequate supervision” case, page 4

Family Defense Center supports other advocates for parents by filing friend of the court briefs, page 6

Why the Family Defense Center is awarding top awards to a defense attorney and a scholar, page 8

Introducing Diane L. Redleaf, 2014 Alliance For Women Founder’s Award winner, page 9

Diane Redleaf’s acceptance speech, May 15, 2014, Alliance For Women Founder’s Award luncheon, page 10

Can You Believe This?, page 15

Family Defender Issue 11: Summer 2011

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In this issue: Family Defense Center Friend-of-the-Court Briefing Project in United States Supreme Court Yields “No News is Good News” Decision

Family Defense Briefs, page 2

Message from the Executive Director, page 12


Parents Should Be Entitled to Basic Right of Self-Defense, page 3

Rise Noted in DCFS Cases Involving Autistic Children, page 4

New Family Support Fund Estabilised at FDC in Memory of Pro Bono Attorney Chaitanya Maddali, page 5

Please Join Us September 25!, page 6

Second National Reunification Day Proves a Big Success, page 7

Can You Believe This?, page 8