National Center for Youth Law

Litigation Strategies

M.B. V. Tidball

Every day, the approximately 13,000 children in the foster care custody of the state of Missouri are exposed to an

Planned Parenthood V. Promesa Behavioral Health

The California Constitutional right to privacy protects the fundamental right of California women to retain personal control over the integrity

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

Katie A. v. Bontá

NCYL is co-counsel in the case of Katie A. v. Bontá, a child welfare reform class action against the California

AAP v. Lungren

Along with a private law firm in San Francisco and the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California, NCYL attorney

Brown v. Kizer

In these two cases staff attorney Alice Bussiere, working with other advocates, has enforced the requirements of Medicaid’s Early and

Planned Parenthood v. Van de Kamp

A California appellate court rejected a statutory interpretation by the state’s Attorney General that would have required health care providers

Committee to Defend Reproductive Rights v. Myers

NCYL staff attorney Abigail English, working with other advocates, won a ruling from the California Supreme Court that poor, pregnant

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