On January 28, the Associated Press
noted the successful joint effort of Venable and the Public Justice Center to defeat an attempt to overturn a federal court ruling that required comprehensive reforms in the Baltimore City foster care system. The article was picked up by The Daily Record
, The Daily Reporter
, The Frederick News-Post
, ABC Baltimore affiliate WHTM, CBS Baltimore affiliate WJZ and FOX Baltimore affiliate WBFF.
The article quoted Venable partner Mitch Mirviss
as describing the court ruling as "a watershed decision" that he hopes will focus resources required by federal law on foster children.