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Posted at 4:25 PM ET, 09/28/2010

D.C. sanctioned in child welfare case

By Henri Cauvin

The federal judge overseeing the long-running class-action suit against the District’s child welfare system sanctioned the District on Tuesday for disregarding court orders in the case.

Last year, Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D) selected a new Child and Family Services Agency director, Roque Gerald, without consulting with the plaintiffs in the case as the judge, Thomas F. Hogan, had ordered.

In April, Hogan found the city in contempt for that and other actions. In his order Tuesday, Hogan required that the mayor or his designee meet with the plaintiffs.

Read the full post on D.C. Wire.

-- Henri Cauvin

By Henri Cauvin  | September 28, 2010; 4:25 PM ET
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There should also be sanctions for Fenty jumping up all big and bold and setting taxicab prices without consulting with the Taxicab Commission.

Posted by: starclimber9 | September 28, 2010 9:03 PM | Report abuse

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