No. 1 CA-CV 21-0069.

508 P.3d 1143 (2022)

Lindsay RIDGELL, Plaintiff/Appellant, v. ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF CHILD SAFETY, Defendant/Appellee.

Court of Appeals of Arizona, Division 1.

AS AMENDED April 5, 2022.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Law Office of Julie R. Gunnigle, Scottsdale, By Julie R. Gunnigle , Counsel for Plaintiff/Appellant.

Arizona Attorney General's Office, Phoenix, By Sandra L. Nahigian , Counsel for Defendant/Appellee.

Law Office of Randal B. McDonald, Phoenix, By Randal B. McDonald , Counsel for Amicus Curiae Hyperemesis Education and Research Foundation.

Mesch Clark & Rothschild PC, Tucson, By Jana Lynn Sutton , Counsel for Amicus Curiae National Advocates for Pregnant Women, et al.

Presiding Judge Randall M. Howe delivered the opinion of the court, in which Judge Brian Y. Furuya and Judge Michael J. Brown joined.


¶1 Lindsay Ridgell appeals the Director of the Department of Child Safety's decision to place her on the Department's Central Registry for prenatally exposing her infant to marijuana. The Central Registry is a repository of substantiated instances of child abuse...

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