Professor Gives Insight to Deeply Flawed Foster Care System

UMKC law professor Sean O’Brien tells The Kansas City Star how a deeply flawed foster care system sets neglected children on a course to crime and prison.

“We think foster care ought to be a protective factor for children and it’s not — foster care is a risk factor,” said Sean O’Brien, a law professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City who has represented many former foster children. Read the story.

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Published: Dec 10, 2019

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