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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Tennessee legislature extends right to counsel for parents to adoption proceedings

01/01/2009

The Tennessee legislature amended the code to extend the right to counsel to parents in adoption proceedings.

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

01/01/2005

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

03/04/2002

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

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