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Friday, February 16, 2018

Texas Claims Foster Child-Care Abuses Were ‘Cherry-Picked’

The Fifth Circuit on Thursday heard Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office defend his state’s foster child-care system by saying that attorneys for the class of 12,000 foster kids “cherry-picked” a dozen tragic cases of foster care abuse, rather than using a random sample.

Texas Assistant Solicitor General Jody Hughes said the class “ultimately failed to show a class-wide problem” during the federal trial. “They hand-picked a few unfortunate cases,” Hughes said.

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