Law360 on ICWA and Recent Legal Challenges


Fort says that a spate of suits involving the Goldwater Institute, while so far unsuccessful in winning a hearing by the U.S. Supreme Court, are diverting tribes’ resources into lawsuits and rehashing old arguments about the constitutionality of the law and the right of tribes to govern their members.

“I don’t think that any of that is to the benefit of American Indian kids or families,” Fort said.

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