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The Chronicle of Social Change Featuring Elizabeth Bartholet on Differential Response

In “Harvard’s Elizabeth Bartholet Takes on Differential Response,” Daniel Heimpel reviews Elizabeth Bartholet’s latest law review article, “Differential Response: A Dangerous Experiment in Child Welfare.”  Click here for the piece.

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2015 Bergstrom Child Welfare Law Fellowship

The University of Michigan Law School’s 2015 Bergstrom Child Welfare Law Summer Fellowship is now taking applications.  Students who have completed their first year of law school but who have not yet graduated are eligible to apply.  Bergstrom Fellows are brought to Ann Arbor, MI for three days of training (May 18-20, 2015) both to

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Huffington Post Article Featuring Elizabeth Bartholet on International Adoption – Oct 22, 2014

John Simmons posted “A Salute to Fierce Women Who Protect Children” on the Huffington Post, featuring Elizabeth Bartholet and her international adoption advocacy work.   Click here for the piece.

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CAP Welcomes New Administrative Director

CAP is delighted to welcome Cheryl Bratt as the new Administrative Director, featured in HLS’s Clinical and Pro Bono Programs June 2014 Newsletter.  Click here for the Newsletter.

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Op-Ed on Parental Substance Abuse

An Op-Ed appeared in the Boston Globe by Elizabeth Bartholet, “Parental Custody? Not if they’re addicts.”  Click here for the piece.

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Commentary on Differential Response

Commentary on Differential Response by Elizabeth Bartholet and Daniel Heimpel, “DCF Shift Puts Children’s Safety at Risk,” appeared in the Hartford Courant.  Click here for the piece.

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Op-Ed on Differential Response

Op-Ed on Differential Response by Elizabeth Barholet and Daniel Heimpel, “Saving children from our child welfare system,” appeared in the Boston Globe.  Click here for the piece.

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Making Bitter Chocolate Sweet: The Milton Hershey School’s Past and Hoped for Future

Former Harvard Law School Visiting Scholar F. Frederic (Ric) Fouad will present on the Milton Hershey School Trust, which he argues should be a state of the art institution for at-risk children, leveraging the $11 billion in funds and resources flowing from the Hershey chocolate fortune.  Fouad will outline what he sees as the failures

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CAP Graduate Program Open House

Join CAP Faculty and Affiliates for an Open House for HLS Graduate Program students. SJD candidates, LLMs, and Visiting Researchers and Scholars will have the opportunity to get to know others at HLS who share an interest in children’s issues. Meet in the CAP Offices (WCC 4133) at noon. Lunch will be provided.

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CAP’s Faculty Director Quoted in CNN Story on the Decline International Adoption

CAP Faculty Director Elizabeth Bartholet is quoted in CNN story “International Adoption: Saving orphans or child trafficking?”  Click here for more.

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CAP “Art of Social Change” Class Begins

CAP’s Fall “Art of Social Change” course launches on Thursday, Sept 12, from 5:00 – 7:00 PM.  Course topics include: Substance Abuse & Child Maltreatment, Childhood Hunger, International Adoption, Youth Violence, Education & Social Enterprise.  For the course description, schedule, and speaker biographies, click here.

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HLS Students Register for the CAP Clinic

For Frequently Asked Questions about the Clinic, click here.  For more about the Clinic (Spring and Winter/Spring options in 2014), click here.

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CAP Art of Social Change Course Replicated

CAP’s “Art of Social Change” course is serving as a model for courses for students studying journalism, public policy and social work in California.  Click here to read more.  Or click here for PDF version of the article.

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CAP Working Paper Lunch – From Hysteria to Realism: Critiquing the Construction of Child Trafficking for Labor Exploitation in Nigeria

Join CAP and HLS LLM Candidate Sedoo Manu to discuss his work-in-progress.  Meet in CAP’s offices (WCC 4133) at noon. Lunch will be provided.

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CAP Working Paper Lunch – Mandatory Newborn HIV Testing As a Model for Universal Newborn Drug Screening

Join CAP and HLS JD Candidate Melissa Friedman to discuss her work-in-progress.  Meet in CAP’s offices (WCC 4133) at noon. Lunch will be provided.

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CAP Faculty Director on NPR’s On Point

CAP Faculty Director Elizabeth Bartholet is a guest on NPR’s On Point with Tom Ashbrook in a show entitled “The Future of Adoption: International and Domestic.”  Click here for more.

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CAP Working Paper Lunch – Conceiving the Child in Domestic Violence

Join CAP and HLS SJD Candidate Claire Houston to discuss her work on the construction of the child in domestic violence law. Meet in CAP’s offices (WCC 4133) at noon. Lunch will be provided.

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Events: CAP Working Paper Luncheon Series – Spring 2013

In Spring 2013, CAP is hosting a Luncheon Series with Harvard Law School JD and Graduate Program students. A different presenter will discuss his/her work-in-progress at each luncheon, and attendees will have the opportunity to brainstorm and provide feedback and suggestions on the presenter’s project.  Lunch will be provided. Thurs, Jan 31, 2013 Thurs, Feb

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CAP Graduate Program Open House

Join CAP Faculty and Affiliates for an Open House for HLS Graduate Program students. SJD candidates, LLMs, and Visiting Researchers and Scholars will have the opportunity to get to know others at HLS who share an interest in children’s issues. Meet in the CAP Offices (WCC 4133) at noon. Lunch will be provided.

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CAP “Art of Social Change” Class Begins

CAP’s Fall “Art of Social Change” course is launching on Thursday, Sept 13, from 5:00 – 7:00 PM.  Course topics include: Substance Abuse & Child Maltreatment, Education Reform through Community Organizing, Bullying, Model Schools in Juvenile Facilities, Principles Behind Successful Social Change Efforts, and more.  For the course description, schedule, and speaker biographies, click here.

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CAP Hosts Workshop On Child Welfare – Harvard Law School News

CAP Faculty Director Elizabeth Bartholet discusses CAP’s Prevention & Protection Brainstorming Workshop held at HLS on May 10-11, 2012.  Learn more.

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CAP Open House & Course Info Lunch

Visit CAP in our new home.  Hear about our courses and the clinic.  Learn about CAP’s law reform projects, events, and more.  Come to WCC 4133 at noon.  Lunch will be provided.

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Events: CAP Working Paper Luncheon Series – Spring 2012

In Spring 2012, CAP is hosting a Luncheon Series with HLS Graduate Program students and visitors. More about the series: Each session a different presenter will discuss his/her work-in-progress, and luncheon attendees will have the opportunity to brainstorm and provide feedback and suggestions on the presenter’s project.  Lunch will be provided. Thurs, February 23, 2012

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Events: CAP Working Paper Luncheon Series – Spring 2011

In Spring 2011, CAP is hosting a Luncheon Series with HLS Graduate Program students and visitors.  For a slideshow with photographs from the Spring 2010 series, click here. More about the series: Each month a different presenter will discuss his/her work-in-progress, and luncheon attendees will have the opportunity to brainstorm and provide feedback and suggestions

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