ACLU-NM v. New Mexico CYFD Settles

September 4, 2009

The Youth Law Center and the ACLU of New Mexico have settled a lawsuit with the New Mexico Children, Youth and Family Department. This settlement stems from a lawsuit that the Youth Law Center and the ACLU filed in 2007 to enforce the terms of a 2006 contract that resulted in the closure of Springer Boy’s School and set forth promises to improve security, behavioral health screening and treatment, and quality assurance systems.

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