Child Protective Service Workers and Qualified Immunity (Correct)

by Ruth Schapiro and Robert McLeod (Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP Summer Associates - Reviewed by Stephen Josey, Associate, Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP)

This memo discusses the effects of systemic bias in the child welfare system and how qualified immunity of child protective service workers leads to violating families’ rights. This memo serves to highlight the determinantal impact qualified immunity has, and the legal landscape families have to face.

Working Groups Child Welfare
Matthew Coogan
Partner at Lankler Siffert & Wohl

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