KATIE A., et al., v. DIANA BONTA, et al.,
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
Case No. 2:02-cv-05662-JAK-FFMx

This class action suit has sought to improve the mental health and other supportive services available to children and youth who are in foster care in Los Angeles County or who are at imminent risk of placement in foster care. The lawsuit was filed on July 18, 2002, in federal court in Los Angeles.

The lawsuit alleged violations of federal Medicaid laws, Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and California Government Code Section 11135, as well as the Due Process Clauses of the federal and state Constitutions. The lawsuit does not seek to recover any monetary damages.

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