Despite a federal appeals court vacating a previous local ruling ordering Pennington County to change the way it runs its initial hearings for Native American child removal cases, the county Continue reading Pennington County to stick with current ICWA hearing procedures
Title: Tensions underlying the Indian Child Welfare Act: Tribal jurisdiction over traditional state court family law matters. Author: MacLachlan, Elizabeth Source: 2018 B.Y.U. L. Rev. 455 (2018)
Treppa: Why the ICWA is critical to the health of native children and tribal communities SHERRY TREPPA POSTED ON WEDNESDAY, 24 OCTOBER 2018 A Texas judge’s recent decision to strike Continue reading Responses to ICWA Court Ruling
The National Indian Child Welfare Association is offering the following programs: December 4-6, 2018 – New Orleans, LA -Understanding ICWA -Positive Indian Parenting February 5-7, 2019 – Palm Springs, CA Continue reading Upcoming Trainings from the National Indian Child Welfare Association
A federal appeals court has delivered a major blow to tribes and parents who have been seeking stronger enforcement of the Indian Child Welfare Act in South Dakota.The Oglala Sioux Tribe, the Rosebud Sioux Continue reading Court Strikes Down Landmark Indian Child Welfare Act Ruling
The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Paul has dismissed a lawsuit alleging that South Dakota officials violated the Indian Child Welfare Act. Read the story at the http://listen.sdpb.org/post/aclu-will-ask-eighth-circuit-reconsider-opinion-icwa-due-process.
Legal Topics: Indian Child Welfare Act Read the full decision at the National Indian Law Library website. Related News: ACLU will ask Eighth Circuit to reconsider opinion on ICWA, due Continue reading Oglala Sioux Tribe v. Fleming, September 14, 2018 (8th Circuit Court of Appeals)