WASHINGTON, April 13, 2017 — Lawyers, judges, social workers and advocates will explore developments in the children’s law field during four conferences sponsored by the American Bar Association Center on Continue reading ABA Conferences to Address Child Welfare Developments (Virginia)
Cloaking its efforts in the language of civil rights, Goldwater has launched a coordinated attack against ICWA alongside evangelical and anti-Indian-sovereignty groups, adoption advocates, and conservative organizations like the Cato Continue reading A Right-Wing Think Tank Is Trying to Bring Down the Indian Child Welfare Act. Why?
A coalition of California tribal governments, including two from the North Coast, say the state has taken a ‘monumental’ step toward addressing systematic failures to protect tribal civil rights in Continue reading California Attorney General: Compliance with Tribal Child Custody Law a ‘Priority’
Butte County State’s Attorney Cassie Wendt presented to the Butte County Commission during its March 21 meeting, delineating to the commission the county’s rise in Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Continue reading Butte County (SD) sees upsurge in Indian Child Welfare Act cases
On appeal, A.T. contended that the order should be reversed because the Department did not comply with the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) notice requirements. First, when there is “reason Continue reading Colorado Court of Appeals: Dependency and Neglect Court Should Have Followed ICWA’s Notice Requirements
This past Monday morning (March 13) in a courtroom in Alameda County I witnessed three non-Native attorneys and a non-Native judge make the decision to end reunification and move towards Continue reading Opinion: An Indian Child Welfare Act Disappointment: Lack of Support from Tribe