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Case Name Katie A. v. Bonta CW-CA-0005
Docket / Court 2:02-cv-5662 ( C.D. Cal. )
State/Territory California
Case Type(s) Child Welfare
Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
Public Benefits / Government Services
Special Collection Olmstead Cases
Attorney Organization ACLU Chapters (any)
ACLU of Southern California
Bazelon Center
Children's Rights, Inc.
National Center for Youth Law
NDRN/Protection & Advocacy Organizations
Youth Law Center
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Male
Benefit Source
Medicaid
Constitutional Clause
Due Process
Content of Injunction
Monitor/Master
Preliminary relief granted
Recordkeeping
Defendant-type
Jurisdiction-wide
Disability
Integrated setting
Least restrictive environment
Mental impairment
Discrimination-basis
Age discrimination
Disability (inc. reasonable accommodations)
General
Access to public accommodations - governmental
Adoption
Deinstitutionalization/decarceration
Foster care (benefits, training)
Government Services (specify)
Juveniles
Placement in mental health facilities
Public assistance grants
Public benefits (includes, e.g., in-state tuition, govt. jobs)
Record-keeping
Rehabilitation
Restraints : physical
Special education
Medical/Mental Health
Medical care, general
Mental health care, general
Mental Disability
Mental Illness, Unspecified
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Race
Race, unspecified
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12111 et seq.
Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act), 29 U.S.C. § 701
State law
Title XIX of the Social Security (Medicaid) Act, 42 U.S.C §1396
Defendant(s) California Department of Health Services
California Department of Social Services
Los Angeles City
Los Angeles County
Plaintiff Description Plaintiffs are a class of children and young adults who (a) are in the custody of Los Angeles County Dept of Children and Family Services; (b) have a behavioral, emotional, or psychiatric impairment; and (c) need individualized mental health services.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations ACLU Chapters (any)
ACLU of Southern California
Bazelon Center
Children's Rights, Inc.
National Center for Youth Law
NDRN/Protection & Advocacy Organizations
Youth Law Center
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Preliminary injunction / Temp. restraining order
Attorneys fees
Damages
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Litigation
Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 2003 - 2014
Case Ongoing Yes
Additional Resources
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  Katie A. v. Bonta
http://www.bazelon.org/katie-a-v-bonta/
Date: 2017
By: The Bazelon Center (The Bazelon Center)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  J.K. v. Humble
http://www.bazelon.org/j-k-v-humble/
Date: 2017
By: The Bazelon Center (The Bazelon Center)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  Legal Accountability in the Service-Based Welfare State: Lessons from Child Welfare Reform
Date: Summer 2009
By: Kathleen G. Noonan, Charles F. Sabel, William H. Simon (Center for High Impact Philanthropy , Columbia Law School and Stanford Law School)
Citation: 34 Law & Soc. Inquiry 523 (Summer 2009)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  Making Child Welfare Work: How the R.C. Lawsuit Forged New Partnerships to Protect Children and Sustain Families
Date: Nov. 1, 1998
By: Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law (Bazelon Center)
Citation: (1998)
[ Detail ]

Docket(s)
2:02-cv-5662 (C.D. Cal.)
CW-CA-0005-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/11/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
First Amended Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief
CW-CA-0005-0012.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/20/2002
Order for Approval of Class Settlement, Provisional Certification of Settlement Class, Approval of Form and Manner of Notice to Class, and Scheduling of Fairness Hearing [ECF# 82] (C.D. Cal.)
CW-CA-0005-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/20/2003
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order re: Class Certification [ECF# 92] (C.D. Cal.)
CW-CA-0005-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/19/2003
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Stipulated Order re Final Approval of Class Settlement [ECF# 128] (C.D. Cal.)
CW-CA-0005-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/16/2003
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Stipulation Between Plaintiffs and County Defendants Regarding Definition of Class Members; Order [ECF# 149] (C.D. Cal.)
CW-CA-0005-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/23/2004
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Opinion (433 F.Supp.2d 1065) (C.D. Cal.)
CW-CA-0005-0015.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 03/14/2006
Source: Google Scholar
Addendum to Order Granting Plaintiffs' Motion for Preliminary Injunction [ECF# 454] (C.D. Cal.)
CW-CA-0005-0006.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/12/2006
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order
CW-CA-0005-0020.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/26/2006
Appellees' Brief
CW-CA-0005-0021.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/10/2006
Brief of Amici Curiae in Support of an Affirmance
CW-CA-0005-0022.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/10/2006
Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law re Settlement Agreement Between Plaintiffs and County; Order Thereon [ECF# 499] (C.D. Cal.)
CW-CA-0005-0007.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/20/2006
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Decision of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (481 F.3d 1150)
CW-CA-0005-0014.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | External Link | Detail
Date: 03/27/2007
Plaintiffs' Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law re: Motion for Preliminary Injunction [ECF# 598]
CW-CA-0005-0018.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/09/2008
Order on Plaintiffs' Renewed Motion for a Preliminary Injunction [ECF# 629] (C.D. Cal.)
CW-CA-0005-0017.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/22/2008
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Joint Status Report Pursuant to Court's September 22, 2008 Order [ECF# 633]
CW-CA-0005-0008.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/29/2008
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Class Action Comments of the United States in Support of Final Approval of the Proposed Settlement Agreement [ECF# 771]
CW-CA-0005-0009.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/18/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Proposed Settlement Agreement
CW-CA-0005-0019.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/01/2011
Stipulated Judgment Pursuant to Class Action Settlement Agreement [ECF# 779] (C.D. Cal.)
CW-CA-0005-0013.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/05/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Awarding Attorneys' Fees, Costs and Expenses Pursuant to Settlement Agreement [ECF# 785] (C.D. Cal.)
CW-CA-0005-0011.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/06/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Special Master's Report on Progress Toward Completion of the Katie A. Implementation Plan [ECF# 819]
CW-CA-0005-0010.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/28/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Special Master's Progress Report on the Implementation of the Katie A. Plan [ECF# 923]
CW-CA-0005-0016.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/20/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Fletcher, William A. (Ninth Circuit)
CW-CA-0005-0020
Hillman, Stephen J. (C.D. Cal.) [Magistrate]
CW-CA-0005-9000
Kronstadt, John Arnold (C.D. Cal.)
CW-CA-0005-9000
Matz, A. Howard (C.D. Cal.)
CW-CA-0005-0001 | CW-CA-0005-0003 | CW-CA-0005-0004 | CW-CA-0005-0005 | CW-CA-0005-0006 | CW-CA-0005-0007 | CW-CA-0005-0011 | CW-CA-0005-0013 | CW-CA-0005-0015 | CW-CA-0005-0017
Tashima, Atsushi Wallace (C.D. Cal., Ninth Circuit)
CW-CA-0005-0014
Thomas, Sidney Runyan (Ninth Circuit)
CW-CA-0005-0020
Monitors/Masters Saletta, Richard (California)
CW-CA-0005-0010 | CW-CA-0005-0016 | CW-CA-0005-9000
Plaintiff's Lawyers Ancar, Katina (California)
CW-CA-0005-9000
Barkoff, Alison (District of Columbia)
CW-CA-0005-0021 | CW-CA-0005-9000
Bird, Melinda R. (California)
CW-CA-0005-0006 | CW-CA-0005-0012 | CW-CA-0005-0019 | CW-CA-0005-0021 | CW-CA-0005-9000
Burnim, Ira Abraham (District of Columbia)
CW-CA-0005-0006 | CW-CA-0005-0012 | CW-CA-0005-0019 | CW-CA-0005-0021 | CW-CA-0005-9000
Bussiere, Alice (California)
CW-CA-0005-0012 | CW-CA-0005-9000
Diamond, Laura N (California)
CW-CA-0005-0003 | CW-CA-0005-0004 | CW-CA-0005-9000
Dozier, Antionette D (California)
CW-CA-0005-9000
Garcia, Robert (California)
CW-CA-0005-9000
Gardner, Patrick (California)
CW-CA-0005-0006 | CW-CA-0005-0019 | CW-CA-0005-0021 | CW-CA-0005-9000
Giliberti, Mary (District of Columbia)
CW-CA-0005-0012 | CW-CA-0005-9000
Hall, Carlyle W III (California)
CW-CA-0005-0003 | CW-CA-0005-0004 | CW-CA-0005-9000
Holle, Marilyn (California)
CW-CA-0005-0006 | CW-CA-0005-0012 | CW-CA-0005-0021 | CW-CA-0005-9000
Hollman, Lew (California)
CW-CA-0005-0012 | CW-CA-0005-9000
Hornbeck, Kirk A Jr (California)
CW-CA-0005-9000
Kolek, Alissa Beth (California)
CW-CA-0005-0006 | CW-CA-0005-9000
Kong, Lin Min (California)
CW-CA-0005-0003 | CW-CA-0005-0004 | CW-CA-0005-0012 | CW-CA-0005-9000
Lewis, Kimberly (California)
CW-CA-0005-0005 | CW-CA-0005-0006 | CW-CA-0005-0007 | CW-CA-0005-0012 | CW-CA-0005-0019 | CW-CA-0005-0021 | CW-CA-0005-9000
McIntosh, Katrina (California)
CW-CA-0005-0003 | CW-CA-0005-0004 | CW-CA-0005-9000
Mudryk, Andrew M. (Arizona)
CW-CA-0005-9000
Newman, Robert D. Jr. (California)
CW-CA-0005-0005 | CW-CA-0005-0006 | CW-CA-0005-0007 | CW-CA-0005-0008 | CW-CA-0005-0018 | CW-CA-0005-0019 | CW-CA-0005-0021 | CW-CA-0005-9000
O'Toole, John F. (California)
CW-CA-0005-0006 | CW-CA-0005-0021 | CW-CA-0005-9000
Peterson, Ronald C (California)
CW-CA-0005-0003 | CW-CA-0005-0004 | CW-CA-0005-0006 | CW-CA-0005-0012 | CW-CA-0005-0021 | CW-CA-0005-9000
Quraishi, Fiza A (California)
CW-CA-0005-9000
Rosenbaum, Mark Dale (California)
CW-CA-0005-0003 | CW-CA-0005-0004 | CW-CA-0005-0006 | CW-CA-0005-0012 | CW-CA-0005-0019 | CW-CA-0005-0021 | CW-CA-0005-9000
Rothschild, Richard (California)
CW-CA-0005-0007 | CW-CA-0005-9000
Shauffer, Carole B. (California)
CW-CA-0005-0012 | CW-CA-0005-9000
Stortz, Michael James (California)
CW-CA-0005-9000
Welch, Leecia (California)
CW-CA-0005-0006 | CW-CA-0005-0021
Wizner, Ben (California)
CW-CA-0005-0003 | CW-CA-0005-0004 | CW-CA-0005-0012 | CW-CA-0005-9000
Zaragoza-Cruz, Gina L (California)
CW-CA-0005-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Ackerson-Brazille, Karen (California)
CW-CA-0005-0008 | CW-CA-0005-9000
Black, Lauren M (California)
CW-CA-0005-9000
Bowser, Katherine M (California)
CW-CA-0005-9000
Custis, Gerald M (California)
CW-CA-0005-0003 | CW-CA-0005-0004 | CW-CA-0005-0012 | CW-CA-0005-9000
Felix, Cristina (California)
CW-CA-0005-0003 | CW-CA-0005-0004 | CW-CA-0005-0012 | CW-CA-0005-9000
Fortner, Raymond G. Jr. (California)
CW-CA-0005-0006 | CW-CA-0005-0007
Gardiner, Ada (California)
CW-CA-0005-0003 | CW-CA-0005-0004 | CW-CA-0005-0012
Glancy, Lionel Zevi (California)
CW-CA-0005-9000
Goldsmith, Sandra L (California)
CW-CA-0005-0003 | CW-CA-0005-0004 | CW-CA-0005-0006 | CW-CA-0005-9000
Harrison, Dawyn R (California)
CW-CA-0005-0003 | CW-CA-0005-0012
Hinoj Quinonez, Laura Elizabeth (California)
CW-CA-0005-9000
Kim, Jennifer M. (California)
CW-CA-0005-9000
Kozikoujekian, Vicki (California)
CW-CA-0005-9000
Lockyer, Bill (California)
CW-CA-0005-0003 | CW-CA-0005-0004 | CW-CA-0005-0006 | CW-CA-0005-0012
Lowry, Marcia Robinson (New York)
CW-CA-0005-9000
Lustbader, Ira P. (New York)
CW-CA-0005-9000
Martinez, Ernest (California)
CW-CA-0005-9000
Nichols, Brandon T (California)
CW-CA-0005-0006 | CW-CA-0005-0007 | CW-CA-0005-9000
Owens, Andrew W. (California)
CW-CA-0005-0006 | CW-CA-0005-0007
Owens, James M (California)
CW-CA-0005-0005
Pellman, Lloyd W. (California)
CW-CA-0005-0003 | CW-CA-0005-0004 | CW-CA-0005-0005 | CW-CA-0005-0012
Pitchal, Erik S. (New York)
CW-CA-0005-9000
Pratt, Catherine J (California)
CW-CA-0005-0003 | CW-CA-0005-0004 | CW-CA-0005-0005 | CW-CA-0005-0012 | CW-CA-0005-9000
Sanders, John H. (California)
CW-CA-0005-0003 | CW-CA-0005-0004 | CW-CA-0005-0006 | CW-CA-0005-0012
Snuggs, Carmen (California)
CW-CA-0005-9000
Ugaz, Sarah (California)
CW-CA-0005-9000
Waldow, Richard T. (California)
CW-CA-0005-0006 | CW-CA-0005-0012
Other Lawyers England, Travis W (District of Columbia)
CW-CA-0005-0009 | CW-CA-0005-9000
Growdon, Karen R. (California)
CW-CA-0005-0022
Maddigan, Michael M. (California)
CW-CA-0005-0022
Monteleone, Robyn-Marie L (California)
CW-CA-0005-0009 | CW-CA-0005-9000
Weidman, Leon W. (California)
CW-CA-0005-0009 | CW-CA-0005-9000
Wohlenhaus, Renee M. (District of Columbia)
CW-CA-0005-0009 | CW-CA-0005-9000
Wolfe, Kathleen P. (District of Columbia)
CW-CA-0005-0009 | CW-CA-0005-9000

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