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lawsuit

11/22/2023

Brooklyn Mother and Son Sue New York City Children’s Services over ‘Traumatic’ CPS Investigations Following False Reports

A lawsuit alleges the city’s child welfare agency repeatedly investigated a Brooklyn mother after false reports to a CPS hotline. 

As New York legalizes marijuana, parent advocates push child welfare agencies to be less punitive

9/7/2023

New York City Settles Lawsuit With Mother Who Says Her Newborn Was Illegally Taken Over Marijuana Use 

A settlement was announced today in the case of a mother who claimed her newborn was taken from her solely because of cannabis use.

As New York legalizes marijuana, parent advocates push child welfare agencies to be less punitive

5/19/2023

New York Child Welfare Workers Illegally Separated Newborn From His Mother Over Cannabis Allegations, Lawsuit Alleges

A federal lawsuit alleges a mother was separated from her newborn solely on the basis of a non-consensual marijuana drug test.

3/22/2023

Northern California Tribe Alleges California Unfairly Denied Extended Foster Care Benefits to its Youth

A new lawsuit accuses a Northern California county of unfairly denying Native American youth access to extended foster care benefits.

2/10/2023

California County to Repay Families for Illegal Juvenile Justice Fees

More than 1,000 California families will receive reimbursements for illegal fees they paid to Riverside County’s juvenile justice system.

Youth Services Insider

1/17/2023

Maryland and Iowa Are the Latest to be Sued Over Youth Mental Health Services

National advocacy group Children’s Rights is suing two Maryland and Iowa over their mental healthcare services for youth. 

    12/15/2022

    Texas Sues Biden Administration Over Federal LGBTQ Anti-Discrimination Policy

    Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed a lawsuit against the Biden administration over a federal rule barring foster care providers from discriminating against LGBTQ children and families. 

    Experts Want to Halt Landmark Mental Health Settlement for Foster Youth

    11/7/2022

    Experts Want to Halt Landmark Mental Health Settlement for Foster Youth

    Experts involved in a long-running lawsuit are pushing for better mental health services for foster youth in Los Angeles County.

    Lawsuit Alleges at Least 70 Girls Were Sexually Abused by Los Angeles Juvenile Probation Staff

    8/25/2022

    A Terrible New Number Emerges: Lawsuit Alleges at Least 70 Girls Were Sexually Abused by Los Angeles Juvenile Probation Staff

    Two lawsuits claim that Los Angeles County probation staff raped, molested and harassed at least 70 girls in youth detention centers.