National Center for Youth Law

Litigation Strategies

Black Parallel School Board V. Sacramento City Unified School District

The suit alleges flagrant districtwide disability and race discrimination against students with disabilities, especially Black students. NCYL filed this lawsuit

J.N. V. Oregon Department of Education

Oregon fails to ensure that all children can attend a full day of school. Parents and advocates call for equal access to classrooms for students with disabilities

M.B. v. Colyer

Kansas’s child welfare system is failing to protect the safety and well-being of foster children and youth in the custody

Duchitanga v. Lloyd

This class-action, civil-rights suit challenges egregious delays in the release of detained immigrant children to their families resulting from new

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

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