Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Marcia Robinson Lowry, Children's Rights, New York, N.Y. (Frederic Dorwart and Paul DeMuro, Frederic Dorwart Lawyers, Tulsa, OK, and R. Thomas Seymour and Scott A. Graham, Seymour & Graham, LLP, Tulsa OK, and Bruce W. Day and Joe E. Edwards, Day, Edwards, Propester & Christensen, Oklahoma City, OK, with her on the briefs) for Plaintiffs-Appellants.
Donald M. Bingham, Riggs, Abney, Neal, Turpen, Orbison & Lewis, P.C., Tulsa, OK (Holly M. Hillerman, Riggs, Abney, Neal, Turpen, Orbison & Lewis, P.C., Tulsa, OK, and Robert A. Nance and Melvin C. Hall, Riggs, Abney, Neal, Turpen, Orbison & Lewis, P.C., Oklahoma City, OK, with him on the briefs) for Defendants-Appellees.
Before HOLMES, BALDOCK, and SILER, Circuit Judges.
United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.
BALDOCK, Circuit Judge.
Nine Oklahoma foster children ("Named Plaintiffs"), acting through their next friends, filed suit under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against members of the Oklahoma Commission for Human Services and the Director of the Oklahoma Department of Human Services ("OKDHS") in their official capacities, seeking declaratory and injunctive relief. The Oklahoma Commission for Human Services is the body responsible for formulating the policies and adopting the...
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