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July 24, 2014

Child Advocate Criticizes DCF for Reaction to Jane Doe

by Hugh McQuaid | July 24, 2014 1:26pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo State Child Advocate Sarah Eagan said the Children and Families Department inexplicably shamed the transgender teen known as Jane Doe this month with a press release about a July fight involving Doe and three other girls.

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June 27, 2014

OP-ED | Children Deserve Better Than An Underfunded, Dangerous DCF

by Susan Bigelow | June 27, 2014 11:20am

Sometime on Tuesday, June 24, a 16-year-old transgender girl in DCF care finally left the adult women’s prison where she’d been kept for close to two months. “Jane Doe” has never been charged with a crime, and her detention provoked a national uproar. But her release isn’t nearly the end of the troubled agency’s woes.

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May 21, 2014

Judge: DCF Provided ‘Ample Evidence’ of Violence By ‘Jane Doe’

by Hugh McQuaid | May 21, 2014 4:29am

istock (Updated 1:02 p.m.) A memorandum from Superior Court Judge Burton Kaplan details “ample evidence” of violence to support the transfer of the transgender youth known as “Jane Doe” into the custody of the Correction Department.

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