National Center for Youth Law

Litigation Strategies

Antioch Unified School District Settlement

This agreement addresses the District’s failure to identify, evaluate and provide special education services and supports to African American students

Sanchez v. California Interscholastic Federation

This case filed in Trinity County, California Superior Court involved the rights of homeless youth to fully participate in school,

Loleta Schools Civil Rights Complaint

This civil rights complaint filed with the U.S. Department of Education on December 18, 2013 alleges continuing racial discrimination by

Dallas County Truancy Court

This civil rights complaint filed with the U.S. Department of Justice on June 12, 2013, concerns a particularly harmful aspect

Bryan Independent School District

Bryan Independent School District’s use of school resource officers to issue criminal sanctions for a range of minor student misbehavior

Jessica K. v. Eureka City School District

This federal civil rights lawsuit charges top officials in the Eureka City Schools District with allowing pervasive racial and sexual 

In re Tyriq T.

This case addresses whether an interlocutory appeal can be heard from a decision to transfer a youth to adult court.

State of Illinois v. Davis

This case involves Adolfo Davis, a minor, who was given a sentence of life without the possibility of parole for

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