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Judge Stops Discovery Process in Child Abuse Case Against OK

In Best Interest of the Child, Child Custody, Child Support, child trafficking, children criminals, children legal status, children's behaviour, Civil Rights, CPS, cps fraud, custody, Department of Social Servies, Divorce, Domestic Relations, Domestic Violence, due process rights, Family Court Reform, judicial corruption, Marriage, motherlessness, mothers rights, Non-custodial fathers, Non-custodial mothers, parental rights, Parental Rights Amendment, Parentectomy, Parents rights on July 11, 2009 at 4:09 pm

Is this a case of judicial coverup of the DHS foster care abuse?  Stop the discovery process to save taxpayer money?

Since when does the state put protecting children from child abuse come at a price?

Only when the price is to the state that created it!

– Parental Rights

Judge agrees to stop evidence exchange
July 09, 2009 06:01 EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The exchange of evidence in a lawsuit against the Oklahoma Department of Human Services will stop until an appeal of the decision to grant class-action status to the case has been resolved.

U.S. District Judge Gregory Frizzell cited “the potentially unnecessary expense of public resources” in agreeing to stop the discovery process.

New York-based Children’s Rights, a child-advocacy group, sued DHS last year on behalf of nine plaintiffs who were abused while in foster care. Two have since been dropped from the lawsuit.

Frizzell granted class-action status in May, expanding the plaintiffs to a class of about 11,000 children.

In June, the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals allowed the state to appeal the class-action designation.

DHS requested that any exchange of evidence between parties cease until a ruling on the appeal is made.

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Information from: Tulsa World, http://www.tulsaworld.com

KOKH FOX 25 :: Oklahoma News.

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