Did you ever wonder if California social workers ever wrongfully take children away from their parents? You would be taking a risk if you rely on them to admit it. The U.S. Court of Appeals ruled against social workers in Orange County who had been arguing in court they were not guilty of lying under oath because.get this.they did not understand that lying under oath in court is wrong.
The social workers, sued for improperly removing children from homes, defended their actions by inventing witnesses to submit fake testimony. Their lawyers argued that the social workers’ due process rights were
violated in the lawsuit because there was no previous case on record where a judge ever clearly explained that creating fictional witness statements is not permitted.