Family Law Keyed to Weisberg
Marisol v. Giuliani
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Plaintiffs are 11 children whom all suffered, and some continue to be at risk of, severe abuse and neglect. They allege that respondents, officials with responsibility for the Child Welfare Administration of the City of New York (CWA) now renamed the New York City Administration for Children’s Services (ACS), mishandled plaintiffs’ cases and deprived plaintiffs of their rights under the state and federal constitutions, as well as under numerous federal and state statutes. The children were severely neglected and abused, with knowledge of such abuse being made to the CWA. Plaintiffs brought this action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. Section:1983 seeking injunctive or declaratory relief and alleging violations of the Constitution, the Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act, Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA), and Americans with Disabilities Act.
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