Channel 13 Action News, Las Vegas, Nov. 18, 2010
NCYL is suing to improve the child welfare system in Clark County (Las Vegas), Nev., where foster children are often given psychotropic medication without adequate oversight.
» Read more about Henry A. v. Willden
Arkansas Times, Aug. 19, 2010
NCYL is working to reform the juvenile justice system in Arkansas. Senior Attorney Pat Arthur and state officials announce significant progress in the reform effort.
» Read more about NCYL's work in Arkansas
Idaho Statesman, Aug. 15, 2010
Senior Attorney Bill Grimm talks about the case of a child who died of abuse in Idaho, after the family's repeated contacts with child welfare officials.
Casper Star Tribune, July 19, 2010
Senior Attorney Pat Arthur comments on Wyoming's practice of prosecuting children as adults.
» Read NCYL and ACLU's report on the state's juvenile justice system (PDF)
Sacramento Bee, June 1, 2010
In 2009, Dalton Dyer, with NCYL's help, won a lawsuit to ensure California foster youth can participate in high school sports and other extracurricular activities without burdensome requirements not imposed on other youth.
» Read more about Dalton Dyer's case.
Lexington (Kent.) Herald-Leader, May 5, 2010
Senior Attorney Bill Grimm comments on access to case records of children who have died of abuse or neglect.
Channel 8 News Now, April 14, 2010
Senior Attorney Bill Grimm comments on NCYL's lawsuit to improve conditions for foster children in Clark County (Las Vegas), Nev.
» Read more about Henry v. Willden
Sacramento Bee, March 30, 2010
Senior Attorney Bill Grimm comments on new limits in California on the number of children allowed in a foster home, designed to improve living conditions for foster children.
Education Pioneers, Feb. 22, 2010
A profile of Attorney and Director of NCYL's Foster Youth Education Initiative Jesse Hahnel.
» Read more about the Foster Youth Education Initiative