Legal Topics: Indian Child Welfare Act – Application Read the full decision at the National Indian Law Library website.
Without comment, the U.S. Supreme Court denied a petition in S.S. v. Colorado River Indian Tribes. The action, which came in an order list on Monday morning, lets stand a Continue reading Supreme Court Won’t Take up Race-Based Challenge to Indian Child Welfare Act
The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has announced the release of the Indian Child Welfare Act Judicial Benchbook to improve court practice for judges in handling Continue reading NCJFCJ Releases Indian Child Welfare Act Judicial Benchbook
Paxton filed a lawsuit Wednesday in federal district court arguing that the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), which dates back to 1978, is unconstitutional and should be struck down. The Continue reading Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Suing Indian Child Welfare Act
Alaska Governor Bill Walker used an appearance Thursday at the annual Alaska Federation of Natives convention in Anchorage to sign a historic compact between the State of Alaska, tribes, and Continue reading Historic Alaska Tribal Child Welfare Compact Signed
Madison, Wis. (Oct. 16, 2017) – More than 350 court, child welfare, school, tribal representatives, and legal professionals from across Wisconsin will join forces Oct. 18-20 in Elkhart Lake to Continue reading Wisconsin Supreme Court: Conference on Child Welfare and the Courts Seeks Innovative Solutions to Complex Problems Facing Today’s Children And Families
Two non-Indian parents filed a lawsuit in federal court to stop the state of Minnesota from transferring Indian child custody cases to tribes. Read the full article at Indianz.com.