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Philadelphia Family Court Judge Lyris F. Younge “did everything in her power” to rip an infant away from her parents with almost total disregard for their rights, an appeals court said, adding that the judge was at best negligent or, at worst, intentionally trying to tear a family apart.

Notably, the court said Younge was out of line for keeping the baby girl in foster care—instead of allowing her to live with her grandmother while the case went on—as a way to make the parents “‘cop to’” alleged abuse.

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P.J. D'Annunzio

Reporter at the Legal Intelligencer covering public corruption, federal courts, and breaking news.

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