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Planned Parenthood v. Alaska

The National Center for Youth Law, Juvenile Law Center, and Legal Voice filed an amicus brief in the Alaska Supreme

Jeff D. v. Otter

In 1980, Jeff D., on behalf of a class of approximately 18,000 children with severe emotional and mental disabilities, brought

Hope Clinic for Women Ltd. v. Adams

A licensed private medical clinic and physician who provided abortions brought action against Illinois state officials, and the State Medical

T.R. v. Dreyfus

NCYL is co-counsel in the case of T.R. v. Dreyfus, a child welfare reform class action lawsuit against the Washington

Connor B. v. Patrick

In April 2010, children in Massachusetts brought suit against the governor and state officials seeking broad relief to change the

Braam v. DSHS

This case was originally brought by 13 current and former foster children seeking damages for injuries they suffered as a

Henry A. v Willden

This lawsuit charges Nevada and Clark County officials with failing to protect the health and safety of children in foster care. The suit seeks money damages for 13 children named in the lawsuit, as well as system improvements for several classes of children that represent more than half of the 3,600 children in foster care in Clark County, which encompasses Las Vegas.

Brazwell v. Wagner

This case challenged California’s policy of denying cash assistance to relative caregivers when the children they care for get in

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