Tag Archives: Indian Child Welfare Act

Fifth Circuit: ICWA is Constitutional on All Counts

Here. The Fifth Circuit overturned the Northern District of Texas today with strong language supporting ICWA. The Court found that the plaintiffs did have standing, but found against them on all other counts. There is a dissent forthcoming from Judge … Continue reading

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American Indian Children and The Law

American Indian Children and the Law by Kathryn “Kate” E. Fort, Director of the Indian Law Clinic at Michigan State University College of Law, is now available. Click here to order. “Introduction: This casebook is the result of years of … Continue reading

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Profile on ICWA from The Progressive

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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”

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

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