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  1. D.F. v. Gladys Carrion as Commissioner of New York City Administration for Children’s Services, Supreme Court: New York County (March 21, 2014)

    D.F. brought this Article 78 proceeding to challenge an act by the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS), New York City’s child welfare agency. In New York, an Article 78 proceeding may be used to challenge the activities of an administrative agenc ...

    admin - 5/16/2014 11:35am

  2. Youngberg v. Romeo, 457 U.S. 307 (1982)

    In this landmark decision, the Supreme Court held that individuals committed to state institutions have a substantive right under the 14th amendment to be free from excessive bodily restraint, the right to personal security and protection, and the right t ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  3. Doe v. Bell, 754 N.Y.S.2d 846 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. 2003)

    This case held that a state foster care facility violated the New York State Human Rights Law ("NYSHRL") by not reasonably accommodating plaintiff Jean Doe's needs related to Gender Identity Disorder ("GID") because they prevented ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  4. R.G. v. Koller, 415 F. Supp. 2d 1129 (D. Haw. 2006)

    The United States District Court for the District of Hawaii granted a motion for preliminary injunction against the Hawaii Youth Correction Facility ("HYCF"), requiring HYCF to stop isolating, abusing and failing to protect LGBT youth in their c ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  5. A.M. v. Luzerne County Juvenile Detention Center, 372 F.3d 572 (3d Cir. 2004)

    In this case, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit held that there was enough evidence to proceed to trial against a juvenile detention center for not protecting a minor under its care from abuse and not providing him with the psychological healt ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/31/2016 10:13am

  6. Doe v. County of Centre, 242 F.3d 437 (3d Cir. 2001)

    In this opinion, the Third Circuit considered a challenge to a policy prohibiting the placement of non-HIV-positive foster children in a home in which a family member has HIV unless the foster parents agree to the release of the family member’s diagnosis ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm