Foster Care

A federal court in Arizona certified a “Medicaid subclass,” in a civil rights suit brought on behalf of children in the state’s foster care system, finding the class has sufficiently alleged that certain policies in the system put children at risk of not receiving necessary physical, dental and behavioral health services.

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Juvenile Sentencing

A man, now 19, sued the Youth Development Institute and the doctor who “prepared and issued a written report diagnosing him as ‘Sexual Abuse (Perpetrator)’” because when he was 15 he exchanged “consensual text messages with a female classmate that her parents deemed inappropriate;” he seeks punitive damages, in Maricopa County Court.

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