Child Abuse and Death Panel

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12:38 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Ky. Lawmakers Consider Opening Select Juvenile Trials To The Public

A bill approved by a Kentucky Senate committee Thursday would allow the state to experiment with open juvenile trials.

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Local/Regional News
9:16 am
Tue May 14, 2013

Abuse Panel To Issue First Report This Year

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- A panel appointed by Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear to review cases of severe child abuse and neglect says it expects to issue its first report later this year.

The Child Fatality and Near Fatality External Review Panel began meeting last November after Beshear created it through an executive order.

As part of its responsibilities, the Child Fatality and Near Fatality External Review Panel is required to issue an annual report that includes suggestions for changes that could improve child welfare.

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