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Federal appeals court rules on foster care case

ANNAPOLIS — A federal appeals court has rejected an effort to overturn a federal court ruling requiring reforms in the Baltimore city foster care system. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision was issued Wednesday in the 26-year-old L.J. ...

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Mother loses TPR challenge to testimony from licensed clinical social worker

A licensed clinical social worker in Maryland can testify regarding the risk a child in foster care faces if returned to an allegedly unfit parent, the state’s top court has held unanimously. The Court of Appeals upheld the termination of ...

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Report: Maryland shows progress in child welfare reform

A newly released report from the Maryland Department of Human Resources shows progress in child welfare reform. While only three jurisdictions out of 23 counties and Baltimore City reached their goals, improvements were found across the state. Even Advocates for ...

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