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Federal appeals court finds Texas foster kids were endangered — but strikes down some attempts at reform

A 2011 lawsuit over Texas' beleaguered child welfare system has ping-ponged back and forth between an appeals court in New Orleans and a district court in Corpus Christi.

The John Minor Wisdom United States 5th Court of Appeals building in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Oct. 3, 2017.

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