National Center for Youth Law

Litigation Strategies

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

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

Equal Rights Advocates et al v. DeVos

This lawsuit was filed on behalf of SurvJustice, Equal Rights Advocates, and Victim Rights Law Center, three national public interest

M.B. V. Tidball

In November 2018, a group of young people in foster care in Kansas, represented by NCYL and its partners, filed

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

Braam v. DSHS

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

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