LEGAL NEWS MAY 2012

In re C.L.O., No. 11-FS-898 (Decided April 12, 2012) This new case from the D.C. Court of Appeals addresses an unwed, noncustodial father’s challenge to the adoption of his child.  Available at: http://tiny.cc/dv9bdw

Youths Arrested for D.C. Robberies Up for 4th Straight Year (Washington Examiner) Arrests of youths for robberies in the District were up 17 percent.  Available at: http://tiny.cc/1d34bw

Families Race to Adopt Before Tax Credit Ends (Reuters) The credit is set to expire on December 31, 2012.  Available at: http://tiny.cc/onsbdw

Breaking Down Barriers so Foster Kids can Find a Family (CNN.com) Making adoption more accessible for same-sex couples.  Available at: http://tiny.cc/k8t2cw

Parents Wrongly Accused of Child Abuse Struggle to Get Kids Back (The Daily Beast) More due process and cause is needed before taking children away from their parents for alleged neglect.  Available at: http://tiny.cc/pfr2cw

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