Mueller v. Auker, et al.

CIR's case on behalf of Eric and Corissa Mueller attempted to strengthen constitutional protections against the arbitrary authority of child protection personnel to seize custody of a minor child over a dispute between the parents and medical personnel in cases when the child is not in imminent danger.

Status: Loss by jury verdict at conclusion of trial.

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Raykin v. Arapahoe County Department of Human Services

CIR sued the Arapahoe County Department of Human Services and several employees when they seized Joshua Raykin and kept him from his family for over a week based on unsubstantiated abuse claims.

Status: Victory. Shortly after filing suit, county officials agreed to settle the case on terms favorable to the Raykins.

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