In 1980, Jeff D., on behalf of a class of approximately 18,000 children with severe emotional and mental disabilities, brought
NCYL is co-counsel in the case of T.R. v. Dreyfus, a child welfare reform class action lawsuit against the Washington
This case was originally brought by 13 current and former foster children seeking damages for injuries they suffered as a
This case challenged California’s policy of denying cash assistance to relative caregivers when the children they care for get in
NCYL is co-counsel in the case of Katie A. v. Bontá, a child welfare reform class action against the California
NCYL won a major case in California, securing fair and equal treatment of foster youth who play high school sports.
The National Center for Youth Law first filed suit to reform the child welfare system in Clark County (Las Vegas),