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Youth Law Developments in 1989

By The National Center for Youth Law

During last year, the Supreme Court held that children not in the custody of the state do not have a constitutional claim against social workers for failing to protect them from abuse; in the area of foster care, state and federal courts have increasingly begun to require protective services agencies to comply with reasonable efforts requirements of the Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act.

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