Our U.S. Divorce Child Homicide Data is featured in Gillian Friedman's newly launched investigation, Fatal Court: The harm to children in the nation’s family courts has reached crisis proportions.’ The Center for Judicial Excellence worked closely for months with the Deseret News to ensure the accuracy and validity of our child homicide data, which they reproduced on their website in … [Read more...]
Group plans to protest St. Charles County Family Court
Overcoming Barriers is one of a number of dangerous reunification programs that family courts force onto families when teenagers or children refuse/resist contact with an abusive parent during or after a divorce. These camps are "BIG business" for the psychologists and others involved, and they rarely if ever achieve what the courts claim they will achieve.
We posted on Facebook about an upcoming training by Overcoming Barriers in St. Charles, Missouri, and we called on locals there to activate. Well activate they did, creating so much pressure that the sitting judge who had recently joined the Board of the organization was forced to step down!
From the July 29th edition of The Washington Post: ‘A gendered trap’: When mothers allege child abuse by fathers, the mothers often lose custody, study shows From the article: "...now, a first-of-its-kind study from George Washington University has shed light on how the phenomenon has played out in courts across the country. "The study, written by professor of clinical law Joan S. … [Read more...]
From the July 22, 2019 edition of the New York Times: She Went to Court to Save Her 3-Year-Old Daughter. Days Later, the Child Was Dead. The death of Autumn Coleman, whose father is accused of trapping her in a burning car, has renewed calls to examine how decisions in Family Court can turn deadly. … [Read more...]
The Center for Judicial Excellence has been talking to journalist Trey Bundy about the judicial trafficking of children to abusive parents in the family courts for a long time. Be sure to listen to his Bitter Custody from the March 9th, 2019 Reveal Radio Hour. In November 2014, our Director secured the pitch, then she and two colleagues made the case for an in-depth investigation into the … [Read more...]
Problems could undermine public trust in court system This past April, the much-anticipated California State Audit reviewing the Commission on Judicial Performance (CJP) exposed a crisis in the state's only judicial oversight agency, which allows for severe judicial misconduct to persist. In order to enact the changes set forth in the audit, the CJP should have requested funding from the State by … [Read more...]