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M.J. v The District of Columbia

This class action was filed in the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. on behalf of all Medicaid-eligible District of

COPAA v. DeVos

This lawsuit filed on behalf of Council of Parents Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA) seeks to ensure timely compliance with an

Sigma Beta XI v. County of Riverside

This lawsuit alleges that Riverside County, California, through its Probation office, targets, ensnares, and discriminates against children by stripping them

Lucas R. v. Azar

This lawsuit alleges violations of a 1997 settlement agreement in Flores v. Reno that set national standards for the treatment

Fostering Success Fund - California Budget

A 2017 San Francisco Chronicle investigation revealed that California shelters were funneling hundreds of foster children, some as young as

Youth Reinvestment Fund - California Budget

In 2016, more than 40,000 California youth were arrested or cited by law enforcement officers for misdemeanor and status offenses.

Training Law Enforcement to Protect Sexually Exploited Children - AB 2992 (Daly)

In 2014, California enacted SB 855, clarifying that a child who is sexually trafficked is a victim of child abuse.

Keeping 14 and 15 Year Olds Out of the Adult Criminal Justice System - SB 1391 (Lara)

Twenty-four years ago, California changed its laws to allow the prosecution of 14 and 15-year-olds in adult criminal court. This

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