In ‘Brackeen v. Bernhardt’, decided on Aug. 9, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit held that the Indian Child Welfare Act was constitutional. We applaud the Continue reading Protecting Native American Children
Now the [Indian Child Welfare Act] is facing its most serious challenge yet. In a case that has implications far beyond the adoptions of American Indian children, three non-Native families Continue reading The Fight Over Native American Adoptions Is About More Than Just the Children
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The American Bar Association’s recently published book, “The Indian Child Welfare Act Handbook: A Legal Guide to the Custody and Adoption of Native American Children, Third Edition,” focuses on the Continue reading Latest Edition of ABA book Outlines New Regulations of the Indian Child Welfare Act
A case before a federal appeals court could upend an historic adoption law meant to combat centuries of brutal discrimination against American Indians and keep their children with families and tribal communities.For Continue reading Stateline: Indian Child Welfare Act Likely Headed to Supreme Court
Title: “Indian” as a political classification: Reading the tribe back into the Indian Child Welfare Act. Author:Elder, Allison Source:13 NW J. L. & Soc. Pol’y 410 (2018)
Title: Native American rights and adoption by non-Indian families: The manipulation and distortion of public opinion to overthrow ICWA. Author: Bual, Harman Source: 6 Am. Indian L. J. 271 (2018)