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Child Welfare System Abolition 

May 9, 2022

Prof. Roberts recently spoke to The Pennsylvania Gazette about her new book, Torn Apart.

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Penn Carey Law Reacts to Leaked Opinion 

May 3, 2022

Profs. Roosevelt and Wolff as well as student leaders of a pro bono reproductive justice project share their insights.

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Outstanding Faculty Achievement 

May 2, 2022

Prof. Dorothy E. Roberts was recently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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Regulation of Black Families 

April 20, 2022

“The United States should replace its current family surveillance system with one that improves children’s welfare,” writes Prof. Roberts at The Regulatory Review.

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Centering Youth Voices 

April 19, 2022

Interdisciplinary Child Advocacy Clinic students represent their youth clients on a range of issues including dependency, custody, and education matters.

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Child Welfare System Myths 

April 18, 2022

“No, most children in foster care haven’t been rescued from abuse,” writes Prof. Roberts in The Washington Post.

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Abolishing the Child Welfare System 

April 6, 2022

Mother Jones recently published an excerpt of Prof. Roberts’ new book, Torn Apart: How the Child Welfare System Destroys Black Families — And How Abolition Can Build a Safer World​.

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At The Philadelphia Inquirer, Prof. Dorothy Roberts argues that the child welfare system can destroy families 

March 29, 2022

“Home inspections . .  may lead to intensive monitoring that lasts for years, forced separation of children, and, at the extreme, the permanent termination of parental rights,” writes Roberts.

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Prof. Dorothy Roberts traces the history of race and the regulation of Black women’s bodies in chapter for The 1619 Project 

March 24, 2022

Roberts is an acclaimed scholar of race, gender, and the law, and is the founding director of the Penn Program on Race, Science & Society in the Center for Africana Studies.

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Art and architecture at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School: Dr. Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Ed’1918, G’1921, L’1927, Hon’1974 

March 18, 2022

“I certainly see her as an inspiration and a role model,” said Dorothy E. Roberts, the inaugural Raymond Pace and Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Professor of Civil Rights.

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