The U.S. Supreme Court has denied review of an Arizona case challenging a law that gives preference to American Indians in adoptions of Native children.The order last week leaves in Continue reading US Supreme Court Denies Review of Arizona Child Welfare Case
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The crazy thing is that the Indian Child Welfare Act is forty years old, and it’s still one of the least well-understood pieces of federal legislation, even by judges, in Continue reading Court Ruling Creates New Uncertainty for Adopted Native Children
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The Arizona Court of Appeals ordered a new hearing Thursday over the guardianship of a 6-year-old child who is subject to the Indian Child Welfare Act. The Navajo Nation appealed Continue reading Navajo Nation Wins Appeal in Indian Child Welfare Act Case
But a week ago, citing a “crisis” in child welfare, Brown called for creation of the advisory board and other steps to give her more direct control of the agency Continue reading Oversight Panel for Oregon’s Troubled Child Welfare System Will Bring Expertise, Diverse Specialties