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New helpline educates on CPS issues

The Texas Legal Services Center launched in January the Family Helpline for Strong Families and Safe Children, a resource for people with legal questions about Texas Child Protective Services. Through the new statewide project, lawyers with CPS experience take anonymous calls and offer legal information and education in areas including the investigation process, kinship care, … Continue Reading

Talk of privacy, surveillance at SXSW panel

The first of several panels about technology surveillance at South By Southwest this year kicked off Friday with a piece of the U.S. Constitution. Moderator Scott Shackford, an associate editor at Reason.com, opened “Get a Warrant: The 4th Amendment and Digital Data,” by reciting the Fourth Amendment: “The right of the people to be secure … Continue Reading
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