Appellate panel reverses contempt citations against DCFS director

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An appellate court on Wednesday reversed several contempt of court citations filed in recent months against Department of Children and Family Services Director Marc Smith for failing to comply with court orders to place state wards in appropriate settings. The court found that Smith did not willfully ignore a Cook County judge’s order to move children who were discharged from psychiatric hospitals into group homes or residential settings. He was just unable to do it.

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November 30, 2022 at 08:03PM

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