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Message 1: Liberty Post: Learn English Judge Tells Moms

Date: 15-Mar-2005
From: Karen Chung <karchungntu.edu.tw>
Subject: Liberty Post: Learn English Judge Tells Moms


Los Angeles Times, Feb.14, 2005

Learn English, Judge Tells Moms A Tennessee jurist who has ordered mothers
to take language lessons wins the praise of some locals but raises alarm
among rights advocates.

By Ellen Barry Times Staff Writer

LEBANON, Tenn. A judge hearing child abuse and neglect cases in Tennessee
has given an unusual instruction to some immigrant mothers who have come
before him: Learn English, or else.

http://www.libertypost.org/cgi-bin/readart.cgi?ArtNum=85006

Karen Chung
http://ccms.ntu.edu.tw/~karchung/
http://lists.topica.com/lists/phonetics/
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Subject Language(s): English (ENG)
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