Tag Archives: Indian Child Welfare Act

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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ICT: “Texas Judge rules Indian Childhood Welfare Act as unconstitutional”

Here. An excerpt: Nicole Adams and other advocates are calling for Indian Country’s leaders and tribes to act now to protect ICWA and the sovereignty of tribes before it is too late. Adams warns, “we don’t want to look back … Continue reading

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Partnership for Native Children PR on Texas ICWA Case

Partnership for Native Children Decries Anti-ICWA Decision Calls judge’s ruling ‘an outlier, out of step with the law and constitutional jurisprudence’ The Partnership for Native Children strongly disagrees with and is disturbed by Judge O’Connor’s decision in Brackeen v. Zinke which has … Continue reading

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California Tribal Families Coalition Press Release on Texas ICWA Case

U.S. District Court Decision Puts Native American Children and Families at Risk The California Tribal Families Coalition joined others nationwide in expressing disappointment over the ruling. In an unprecedented ruling that threatens Native American children and families, U.S. District Court … Continue reading

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Tribes’ Statement re: Brackeen v. Zinke Decision

STATEMENT REGARDING RULING STRIKING DOWN THE INDIAN CHILD WELFARE ACT We strongly disagree and are deeply disappointed with Judge O’Connor’s decision in Brackeen v. Zinke in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas striking down the Indian Child Welfare … Continue reading

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