The child welfare system exists to protect children from harm. Yet, in most jurisdictions in America, courts fail to consider the trauma that children will suffer if they are removed from their parents.
A worker who suffers an adverse employment action resulting from her decision to breastfeed or her request for an accommodation to express milk at work should have a cognizable claim under the PDA. Moreover, her right to pump breast milk
People with mental illnesses are particularly vulnerable to income, housing, educational, and familial instability; as a result, the MLP model has served as a valuable resource for the doctors and therapists who treat them.
The practice of reflection supports a community lawyering practice made up of self-aware, compassionate, and resilient lawyers who are committed to action—committed to working in solidarity with clients and communities in order to achieve radical transformative social change.
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