Earlier this month, when Edward Parks was convicted in Fairbanks of the kidnapping and brutal assault of his girlfriend, the prosecutor told a Fairbanks reporter it was a victory in Continue reading In challenging tribal court, state backs man convicted of beating his wife (Anchorage Daily News)
Cherokees rally for Dusten Brown in Baby Veronica case (Tulsa World, 8/27/2013) Veronica case: Motion filed to suspend visits from Capobiancos (Native Times, 8/27/2013) Adoptive parents visit Baby Veronica, but Continue reading Latest Media Coverage of “Baby Veronica” Case
On August 12, 2013, the American Bar Association House of Delegates approved a resolution supporting full implementation of, and compliance with, the Indian Child Welfare Act. There was not dissenting Continue reading ABA Approves Resolution on Indian Child Welfare Act
Here is text from the opinion: R.N. (mother) and E.T. (father) appeal from the order terminating their parental rights to daughters D.N. and A.T. The parents argue there is a Continue reading In re D.N. August 14, 2013 (California)
This case affirms the termination of parental rights under Oregon law and the Indian Child Welfare Act. The factual bases for terminating parental rights must be established beyond a reasonable Continue reading In the Matter of K.-M.R. August 14, 2013 (Oregon)
Opinion from Indian Country Today: U.S. doesn’t respect or understand native culture. 8/13/13.
Custody battle continues despite ruling by justices (NY Times) 8/13/13 SC Family seeks deal in Cherokee custody case (HeraldOnline.com) 8/14/13 Cherokee father enters courthouse without child (Miami Herald) 8/16/13 Watch: Continue reading Recent Media Coverage of “Baby Veronica” Case (8/19/13)