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Older Youth in Foster Care
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit •
Supported class certification in a lawsuit brought on behalf of children in Philadelphia’s foster care system.
Older Youth in Foster Care
U.S. Supreme Court •
Surveyed statutes and social science literature in a lawsuit involving the interpretation of the “reasonable efforts” to preserve and reunite families provision of the Adoption and Assistance Child Welfare Act.
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.