NICWA Webinar: Understanding the Decision in “Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl” (recording available)

If you were unable to join this webinar on the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl,  you can access the recorded version here.

On June 25, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, the South Carolina adoption case involving the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) that has garnered significant attention. In their decision, the court reversed and remanded Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl back to the lower courts for further review, the outcome of which will determine who should have custody of Veronica.

The National Indian Child Welfare Association will host a webinar for those interested in learning:

  • What were the court’s holdings in this case?
  • How does this decision impact the application of ICWA?
  • What are the possible implications of this decision for Indian Country?
  • What are the next steps for this case and for the national campaign to protect ICWA?

Date: Tuesday, July 2, 2013NICWA logo
Time: 11 a.m. Pacific / 2 p.m. Eastern
Presenter: Adrian Smith, JD, MSW, NICWA government affairs associate

Webinar registration information will be sent to all NICWA members at 5 p.m. Pacific time on Monday, June 1, 2013.

This FREE webinar is open to NICWA members, and the recording will be made available to the public following the live presentation. Become a NICWA member here.