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M.B. V. Tidball

Every day, the approximately 13,000 children in the foster care custody of the state of Missouri are exposed to an

Keeping Younger Children out of the Juvenile Court System - SB 439

Numerous scientific studies, court decisions and experience have demonstrated that children are less culpable than adults for the same acts,

Protecting Miranda Rights for Youth - SB 395

Currently, children in California, no matter how young, can waive their Miranda rights whether they understand them or not. Senate

Preventing Unintended Pregnancy Among Foster Youth - SB 245

While the rate of unintended pregnancy among teens and young adults in the United States has reached a 30‐year low,

Judicial Authorization of Psychotropic Drug Administration to Foster Children - SB 253

This legislation initially attempted to  mandate the application of health care standards by the judiciary when authorizing psychotropic drugs to

Monitoring Group Homes for Excessive Use of Psychotropic Medication - SB 484

More than half of California foster children in group homes are sedated with powerful chemical restraints. Inadequate oversight encourages overreliance

Oversight and Monitoring for Foster Children Prescribed Psychotropic Medications - SB 319

Without basic medical attention, psychotropic drugs can cause crippling sedation, morbid obesity, memory loss, diabetes, heart disease, irreversible tremors, other

Building the Capacity of Community Based Organizations

Families of students who are having problems reenrolling or who have been pushed out to a Disciplinary Alternative Education Programs

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