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Child Welfare


New York Laws Involving the Confidentiality of Domestic Violence Victim-Related Information
An update on laws protecting domestic violence victims in New York. Read More

2010 Domestic Violence Legislative Update
The following is a summary of this session’s domestic violence related bills that passed both houses of the New York State Legislature or were recently signed into law by Governor Paterson. Read More

2007 Domestic Violence Legislative Update
Summaries of the domestic violence-related laws passed in 2007 in New York Read More

Court of Appeals to Rule on Child Witnessing of Domestic Violence
Federal civil rights class action suit filed on behalf of battered mothers and their children challenging the constitutionality of New York City’s child protection practices in cases involving domestic violence. Read More

Child Welfare: Articles


Dickerson Decision: Press Coverage from Across New York
Press coverage of the ground breaking decision. Read More