Thanks to a ruling in a federal district court in Kentucky last week, a child welfare investigator can no longer claim qualified immunity for bullying their way into a home and strip-searching children without cause. The case, Josiah Curry, et al v. Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, et al, arose from a 2017…

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Last week the Parental Rights Foundation filed an amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) brief in the Ninth Circuit parental rights case, Dees v. County of San Diego. At question in the case is whether the Fourteenth Amendment’s protection of parental rights is limited to cases where termination of parental rights or loss of custody…

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He wasn’t opposed to sharing his daughter’s time with other significant people in her life. But did the court have the power to make that decision for him? That was the question one Texas father took all the way to his state’s supreme court. And by way of an amicus curiae (or “friend of the…

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A Texas Supreme Court ruling issued Friday constitutes a victory for parents everywhere, and especially for this father in Texas. “We are beyond excited!” the father told us in a Facebook message on Monday. “It’s our 2020 bright spot.” The case is In re C.J.C., Relator, and it’s one in which the Parental Rights Foundation…

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Three-Year-Old Girl Strip Searched Without Parental Knowledge Parental Rights Foundation & Friends File Vital Court Brief This morning the Parental Rights Foundation filed a friend of the court brief (“amicus brief”) with the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in the case of Doe v. Woodard. Our brief provides the court scholarship…

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