National Center for Youth Law

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NCYL Files Flores Brief with Ninth Circuit

January 21, 2020
NCYL and co-counsel filed a brief in the Ninth Circuit January 21 as part of our ongoing efforts to combat the Administration’s attempts to undermine the Flores Settlement Agreement and the protections it provides to all children in federal immigration custody.  In September 2019,

A Reflection on the Work of a Champion for Children

December 6, 2019
Today, the National Center for Youth Law (NCYL) celebrates another victory for children as a federal judge has granted final approval of a groundbreaking settlement designed to ensure that children in foster care in Missouri are administered psychotropic medications only when safe

Oral Arguments highlight the Dept of Ed’s attempts to destroy protections for students who experience sexual harassment. - Betsy DeVos's hypocrisy in addressing sexual harassment in schools continues

October 17, 2019
We sued Betsy DeVos more than 20 months ago about her decision to remove important federal protections for people experiencing sexual harassment, including sexual violence, in schools.  These changes and reversals are based on unfounded generalizations about women and girls, particularly their credibility regarding reported

MOTION SEEKS TO END HEALTH AND SAFETY CRISIS FOR DETAINED MIGRANT CHILDREN - Temporary Restraining Order Filed Against US Government seeks to end endangerment of Children’s lives in US Customs and Border Patrol Custody

June 26, 2019
A Temporary Restraining Order Motion filed by the National Center for Youth Law (NCYL) and co-counsel Wednesday, June 26 seeks to provide emergency relief to children living without access to basic hygiene supplies and adequate nutrition or sleep at Customs and Border Patrol Facilities. The…