Legal Docket

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Education
United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania •
Challenged abusive conditions at state-run youth center.
Older Youth in Foster Care
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit •
Challenged parental visitation policies for parents of children in foster care.
Access to Healthcare
United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania •
Challenged the legality of Pennsylvania’s system of providing health care to poor children eligible for Medical Assistance.
Access to Counsel
United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania •
Filed a class action lawsuit seeking appointment of counsel for all children in dependency proceedings, as guaranteed under state law.
Solitary Confinement & Harsh Conditions
Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas •
Challenged the adequacy of Philadelphia’s program of aftercare probation, which was responsible for a child’s course of treatment in, discharge from, and supervision following detention for juvenile offenses.
Solitary Confinement & Harsh Conditions
U.S. Supreme Court •
Argued that law violated due process and involved incarceration in jail-like facilities that mixed those already adjudicated delinquent with youth not yet found guilty of a crime.
Solitary Confinement & Harsh Conditions
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit •
Filed a civil rights class action lawsuit challenging Pennsylvania law and practices that governed the detention of youth charged with committing delinquent acts.