National Center for Youth Law

Litigation Strategies

M.B. v. Howard Class Action Settlement

In July of 2020, NCYL reached a settlement in M.B. v. Howard, a class action lawsuit against the state of

COPAA v. DeVos, 2020

In August 2020, NCYL, on behalf of The Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates, filed a lawsuit against the U.S.

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. Howard

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, 2018

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

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