United States: Fifth Circuit Upholds Indian Child Welfare Act As Constitutional. Akin Gump (Aug. 14, 2019) Federal District Court of Appeals Upholds Indian Child Welfare Act. Nonprofit Quarterly (Aug. 13, Continue reading Fifth Circuit Court Rules that ICWA is Constitutional (Brackeen v. Bernhardt)
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
A LAW KEY to preventing state welfare agencies from separating Indigenous children from their families is at risk of being overturned thanks to the yearslong effort of a network of Continue reading How a Right-Wing Attack on Protections for Native American Children Could Upend Indian Law
Zachary, or A.L.M. as he is called in legal papers, has a Navajo birth mother, a Cherokee birth father and adoptive parents, Jennifer and Chad Brackeen, neither of whom is Native American. Continue reading Who Can Adopt a Native American Child? A Texas Couple vs. 573 Tribes
Legal Topics: Indian Child Welfare Act – Notice Read the full decision at the National Indian Law Library.
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Legal Topics: Indian Child Welfare Act – Transfer to Tribal Court Read the full decision at the National Indian Law Library website.