Tag Archives: Brackeen v. Bernhardt

As Expected, Criminal Defendant Cites Brackeen to Attack Major Crimes Act

Here is the opening brief in United States v. Jim (10th Cir.): Jim Opening Brief An excerpt: There is reason to believe that the Supreme Court may be open to revisiting its holding in Antelope, and may soon have the opportunity to cast … Continue reading

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ICWA Op-Ed in the WaPo and Editorial in the Austin American Statesman

Wapo: Native children benefit from knowing their heritage. Why attack a system that helps them? Austin American Statesman: Paxton should stop playing politics with adoptive families

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Brackeen Oral Argument Audio

Here. Briefs and materials here.

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Briefing Completed in Brackeen v. Bernhardt (frmly Zinke) in the Fifth Circuit [ICWA Case]

Oral arguments are March 13. Principal Briefs on the Tribal Defendant/Intervenor and Federal Side (Pro-ICWA) Appellant Tribes Brief Appellant Federal Parties Navajo Nation Motion to Intervene and Proposed Brief Amicus Briefs, Pro-ICWA Congressional Amicus Brief Constitutional Law Profs Brief Casey … Continue reading

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