Court Watch

Letter to JoAnn McGuckin

JoAnn McGuckin lost custody of all six children Friday, July 13, 2001. The state has permanent custody- what will happen to JoAnn the mother without her children?

Court Watch: Our Mission

An Advocacy Group for Parents Who Have Been Abused by an Adversarial Court System and/or Child Protective Services


Cosmo is a member of the Media inAction group: "POOR Parents Speak," a media organizing project of POOR Magazine. Dee is the co-editor of POOR Magazine and founder of the parents' advocacy group; COURTWATCH


The parents who wrote this piece are working with POOR magazine's, "POOR MOTHERS SPEAK" series, a writer's workshop for low-income mothers and children.

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