S. Carolina Supreme Court Decision in “Veronica” Case

On July 17, 2013, the South Carolina Supreme Court ruled 3 to 2 that the “Baby Veronica” case be remanded to the family court to finalize the adoption.

Find the court’s opinion as well as press statements and news coverage at the Turtle Talk website.

Read some of the initial responses to the decision below:

Baby Veronica’s Father, Native American Groups Express Outrage (NewsOK, 7/18)

Baby Veronica’s Birth Father Releases Statement About South Carolina Ruling (Fox23.com, 7/17)

Court Awards American Indian Child to SC Couple (The Denver Post, 7/17)

South Carolina Court Order Baby Veronica Returned to Adoptive Parents (Washington Post, 7/17)

S.C. High Court Moves to End Saga of ‘Baby Veronica’ (NPR, 7/17)

National Briefing – South Carolina: American Indian Father Loses Adoption Dispute (NYT, 7/17/2013)

South Carolina Supreme Court Rules ‘Baby Girl’ Veronica Should be Returned to Adoptive Parents (Huffington Post, 7/17)