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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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Historic SCOTUS Confirmation 

April 8, 2022

Penn Carey Law reacts to Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation to the Supreme Court of the United States as the country’s first Black woman justice.

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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. Tobias Wolff explains the Florida ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill and a Texas directive on transgender children 

March 24, 2022

Wolff is the Jefferson B. Fordham Professor of Law and Deputy Dean for Equity and Inclusion at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School.

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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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Prof. Dorothy E. Roberts argues for the abolition of the child welfare system as part of PPR’s Race and Regulation Lecture Series 

November 19, 2021

Roberts maintains that the U.S. child welfare system is designed to police Black families, not to protect children, and must be replaced with a new vision of family support and child safety.

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Race and Regulation Lecture Series: Prof. Dorothy Roberts explores how family regulation punishes poor people of color 

November 11, 2021

Prof. Roberts will draw from her forthcoming book, Torn Apart: How the Child Welfare System Destroys Black Families — And How Abolition Can Build a Safer World.

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Fernando Chang-Muy comments on Johnson v. Guzman Chavez 

June 30, 2021

Fernando Chang-Muy, Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, comments on SCOTUS the decision in Johnson v. Guzman Chavez. Supreme Court held that 6-3 that deported immigrants who re-enter the U.S. illegally and claim they fear torture at home must remain in custody while their cases are processed.

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