Termination of Parental Rights Cases - Due Process

  1. G.C. v. W.J., 917 So.2d 998 (Fla. App. 2005).

  2. In re DR/AR, No. 84132-2 (Wash. 2011) (pet. dismissed as improvidently granted): The briefs for this case are on file with the National Coalition for a Civil Right to Counsel.

    1. Oral argument can be seen at http://www.tvw.org/media/mediaplayer.cfm?evid=2011010025B&TYPE=V&CFID=8374686&CFTOKEN=72346404&bhcp=1.

  3. In re K.L.J., 813 P.2d 276 (Alaska 1991).

  4. In re McBride, 766 N.W.2d 857 (Mich. 2009) (leave to appeal denied).

    1. Docs from McBride:

       

      Court of Appeals opinion

      Court of Appeals dissent

      Appellant's motion for leave to appeal to Michigan Supreme Court

      Appellant's supplemental brief

      Appelle's brief

      Appellant's rely brief

      AG amicus brief

      NCCRC amicus brief

      NLA amicus brief

      Order denying leave to appeal

    2. Vivek Sankaran, Fundamental Legal Right Often Denied Parents, Detroit Free Press (July 5, 2009).

  5. In re Mitchell, 2009 WL 763930 (Mich. App. 2009) (unpublished), rev'd, 773 N.W.2d 663 (Mich. 2009): The briefs for this case are on file with the National Coalition for a Civil Right to Counsel.

  6. In re MSR & TSR, 2012 WL 664005 (Wash. 2012).

    1. Briefs can be found at http://www.courts.wa.gov/content/Briefs/A08/857296%20amicus%20of%20Mockingbird%20Society.pdf. The video of the oral argument can be found at http://www.tvw.org/index.php?option=com_tvwplayer&eventID=2011100005C

    2. Shannon Dininny, Court: Children's Right to Attorney Not Universal, Seattle Times (March 1, 2012), available at http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2017641003_apwascowcounselforchildren1stldwritethru.html?syndication=rss.

    3. Maureen O'Hagan, Court Rules on Children, Their Right to Attorney, Seattle Times (March 1, 2012), available at http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2017641976_counsel02m.html.

  7. Lassiter v. Dept. of Social Servs., 452 U.S. 18 (1981).

    1. Brief for the American Bar Association as Amicus Curiae Supporting Petitioner, Lassiter v. Dept. of Social Servs., 1980 WL 340036 (U.S. 1981).

  8. Valencia v. Texas Dep't of Family and Protective Servs, 2009 WL 5064769 (Tex. App. 2009) (unpublished).