Specific services / programs

Letter from Jennifer Rodriguez to Commissioner Sanders

Letter from Jennifer Rodriguez to Commissioner Sanders appearing as an appendix to final report of CECAMF MORE

Fact Sheet: Within Our Reach: A National Strategy to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities

Key Findings and Recommendations of the report: Within Our Reach: A National Strategy to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities MORE

Senate panel examines why California foster system addicted to psychiatric drugs

Article about February 24, 2015 hearing before the Human Services Committee about the over-use of psychotropic medications on foster youth. MORE

Morris v. Harper (Wilber v. Cate) Peremptory Writ of Mandamus

This lawsuit was filed in May 2000, challenging the failure of the California Youth Authority (now the Division of Juvenile Justice) to license its inpatient medical and mental health services as requ... MORE

Improvements Ordered in State Youth Prison Clinics

LA Times article about the Youth Law Center case, Wilber v. Warner (previously Morris v. Harper). MORE

Morris v. Harper (Wilber v. Cate) Statement of Decision

This lawsuit was filed in May 2000, challenging the failure of the California Youth Authority (now the Division of Juvenile Justice) to license its inpatient medical and mental health services as requ... MORE

Youth Prison System Sued Over Health Care

LA Times article about the filing of Morris v. Harper, a lawsuit against the California Youth Authority for providing substandard medical and mental health care. MORE

Morris v. Harper (Wilber v. Cate) Petition for Writ

This lawsuit was filed in May 2000, challenging the failure of the California Youth Authority (now the Division of Juvenile Justice) to license its inpatient medical and mental health services as requ... MORE

Willie M. v. Hunt Judgment and Order

Willie M. v. Hunt was a federal civil rights lawsuit that challenged the state's failure to provide adequate community-based treatment facilities for children labeled 'violent' or 'aggressive.' Prior ... MORE

Willie M. v. Hunt Complaint

Willie M. v. Hunt was a federal civil rights lawsuit that challenged the state's failure to provide adequate community-based treatment facilities for children labeled 'violent' or 'aggressive.' Prior ... MORE