National Center for Youth Law

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Sacramento City Unified School District sued over the segregation and mistreatment of students with disabilities, particularly Black students with disabilities - Suit follows years of documented disability and race discrimination by the District

September 5, 2019
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September 5, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Patty Guinto, National Center for Youth Law, pguinto@youthlaw.org
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A coalition of nonprofit advocacy groups filed a lawsuit today against the Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD), Superintendent Jorge A. Aguilar, and others on behalf

Court Allows Lawsuit Against District of Columbia for Unnecessarily Institutionalizing Children with Mental Health Disabilities to Proceed - Class Action, Filed by Disability Rights DC, the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, the National Center for Youth Law, and Schulte Roth & Zabel, Claims Violations of Americans with Disabilities Act and Medicaid Act

July 26, 2019
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July 25, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Patty Guinto, National Center for Youth Law, pguinto@youthlaw.org Today, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia denied the District of Columbia’s motion to dismiss a class action filed by lawyers for children with mental…

Groups Detail “Chilling Effects” of Secretary DeVos’s Unlawful Rollback of Title IX Survivor Protections - In New Legal Filing, Plaintiffs Say Abandoned Guidance Deters Victims From Coming Forward, Delays Investigations of Sexual Violence Claims

July 26, 2019
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July 25, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Patty Guinto, National Center for Youth Law, pguinto@youthlaw.org Washington, D.C. — Advocates for campus survivors of sexual violence submitted new court filings that detail the barriers to justice erected by Secretary Betsy DeVos’s unlawful rollback of Title…