Major developments


This page lists all of the most recent developments on civil right to counsel across the country. These could be newly created rights to counsel, significant publications, public events, advocacy efforts, or other things that don't fit into a neat category.

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Federal court rules Georgia children have right to counsel in deprivation cases


A federal court found that the Georgia Constitution required counsel for children in deprivation cases.

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MD high court avoids question of right to counsel in custody cases


The Maryland Court of appeals narrowly avoided addressing whether parents have a right to counsel in custody cases.

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