National Center for Youth Law

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Clark K. v Willden - U.S. District Court – District of Nevada, No. 2:06-cv-01068

The National Center for Youth Law first filed suit to reform the child welfare system in Clark County (Las Vegas),

David C. v. Huntsman

David C. is a child welfare reform class action brought in 1993, on behalf of all foster children and children

L.J. v. Donald

NCYL attorney Bill Grimm who was then working for the Legal Aid Bureau in Maryland originally brought this federal class

Timothy J. v. Chaffee

NCYL attorney Alice Bussiere represented more than 50,000 foster children in Los Angeles County. As a result of the case,

Bradford v. Davis

In this case, NCYL represented a foster child who had been assaulted, beaten, and abused by his foster parents for

Cleaver v. Wilcox

In this case, NCYL secured the first federal court decision, from the Ninth Circuit, establishing a constitutional right to appointed

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