Tag Archives: Indian Child Welfare Act

Fletcher: “Indian Children and the Fifth Amendment”

Forthcoming in the Montana Law Review’s Browning Symposium issue, available at SSRN here. An excerpt: Many of my first memories revolve around my grandmother Laura Mamagona’s apartment in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She shared the apartment with my uncle Crockett, who was … Continue reading

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Oglala Sioux Tribe v. Fleming Cert Petition

Here: cert petition Questions presented: 1. Whether the Eighth Circuit erred in holding, in conflict with decisions of this Court and three other courts of appeals, that the possibility of filing a separate mandamus action was in and of itself … Continue reading

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Reasonably Speaking Podcast — “American Indian Law: When Two Sovereigns Collide”

Here: In this episode, renowned experts on American Indian law and policy, Matthew Fletcher and Wenona Singel, discuss the nuanced and highly complex field of American Indian Law. Matthew and Wenona begin by exploring the history of tribal sovereignty, and discuss … Continue reading

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Brackeen Oral Argument Audio

Here. Briefs and materials here.

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Neoshia Roemer on the Conflict between ICWA and the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children

MSU ILPC’s own Neoshia R. Roemer has published Finding Harmony or Swimming in the Void: The Unavoidable Conflict Between the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children and the Indian Child Welfare Act. [PDF] Here is the abstract: The Indian … Continue reading

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WaPo Op-Ed: “Why conservatives are attacking a law meant to protect Native American families”

Here.

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2018 TICA/MSU ILPC Conference Panel #7: Litigating Difficult ICWA Cases

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Eighth Circuit Asks Defendants for Response to En Banc Petition

Here is the order: JUDGE ORDER:A petition for rehearing has been filed by the appellees in the above cases. The court requests a response to the petition. The response is limited to 3900 words and must contain a word count … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Denies En Banc Petition in Carter v. Tahsuda

Here: doc-78-pet-for-rehearing-denied.pdf Case page here.

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Adrea Korthase on the Definition of “Indian Child” in the Era of Assisted Reproductive Technology

Adrea Korthase has published Seminal Choices: The Definition of “Indian Child” in a Time of Assisted Reproductive Technology in the Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

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