Author Archives: ilpc
From NARF: Dear tribal leaders and tribal counsel, Today the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals granted a motion that extends the filing deadline for amicus briefs in Brackeen v. Zinke by two days. This is one last call for Tribes … Continue reading
As always, press statements are collected here. Legal documents here. Partnership for Native Children The Partnership for Native Children supports the decision by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to stay the decision of Judge Reed O’Connor of the Northern … Continue reading
The Northern District of Texas’s decision finding ICWA unconstitutional is stayed (put on hold and does not apply) pending the appeal of the decision to the Fifth Circuit. Here
Notice of Appeal
Here: Information on the case here. Important Indian Child Welfare Act Case, Brackeen v. Zinke, likely to be appealed to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. NCAI and its partners urge tribal nations to join tribal amicus brief. We need … Continue reading
In Texas v. Zinke, the ICWA case in the northern district of Texas, the district court judge denied the four intervening defendant tribes’ motion to stay the decision. There has been no stay request filed in the Fifth Circuit nor … Continue reading
Court documents, press statements, and news articles all organized here.