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LEGAL NEWS MARCH 2012

RECENT COURT OF APPEALS: V.C.B. v. U.S., No. 10-CO-89 (Decided February 16, 2012)  Available at:http://tinyurl.com/75gm3fu Challenge to trial court’s refusal to seal arrest records after case dismissed.   Significant as the case involved child witnesses –Remanded. Patterson v. U.S., No. … Continue reading

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LEGAL NEWS FEBRUARY 2012

RECENT DC COURT OF APPEALS DECISIONS: In re J.R., No. 10‐FS‐38 (Decided December 22, 2011), available at: http://tinyurl.com/ckbhy38:  Challenge to the trial court’s jurisdiction to conduct neglect and custody proceedings  – and finding of neglect, affirmed. In re M.A., No. … Continue reading

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LEGAL NEWS JANUARY -2012

In re J.R., No. 10-FS-38 (Decided Dec. 22, 2011), http://tiny.cc/qg8meThe DC Court of Appeals affirmed exercise of temporary jurisdiction under UCCJEA and affirmed the neglect finding under D.C. Code x 16-2301(9)(A)(ii). Child Abuse Levels Drop (Huffington Post) Available at: http://tiny.cc/zgg9q. The related U.S. Department of Health and … Continue reading

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