Legal Topics: Indian Child Welfare Act -Juvenile Court Jurisdiction Read the full decision at the National Indian Law Library website.
Synopsis provided by Westlaw: Native American father’s parental rights to child were terminated, following dispositional hearing in the Second Judicial Circuit Court, Minnehaha County, Susan M. Sabers, J., and father appealed. Continue reading People in Interest of M.D., November 20, 2018 (Supreme Court of South Dakota)
Synopsis provided by Westlaw: Foster and adoptive parents and states of Texas,Louisiana, and Indiana brought action against United States, United States Department of the Interior and its Secretary, Bureau of Continue reading Brackeen v. Zinke, October 4, 2018 (United States District Court, N.D. Texas, Fort Worth Division)
A federal appeals court granted a stay requested by the four tribes on Monday to preserve the 1978 Indian Child Welfare Act. “The law is going to stay the same for Continue reading Indian Child Welfare Act Remains in Force after Appeals Court Order (Brackeen v. Zinke)
The United States will join four tribes defending the Indian Child Welfare Act against a district court ruling in Texas. The Department of Justice, with the Department of Interior and Continue reading U.S. to defend Indian Child Welfare Act (Brackeen v. Zinke)
A state circuit judge didn’t violate the federal Indian Child Welfare Act when she terminated a father’s right to his four-year-old son, the South Dakota Supreme Court has ruled. Read Continue reading SD Supreme Court: State Circuit Judge Didn’t Violate Federal Indian Child Welfare Act
Treppa: Why the ICWA is critical to the health of native children and tribal communities SHERRY TREPPA POSTED ON WEDNESDAY, 24 OCTOBER 2018 A Texas judge’s recent decision to strike Continue reading Responses to ICWA Court Ruling