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FBA Webinar TODAY: Native Service Members, Veterans, and the ICWA

Native Service Members, Veterans, and the ICWA
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The recent Supreme Court decision, Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, focused on the application of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) to adoptions. 124 more words

Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Who Won American Indian Law and Policy 2014? Third Round Bracket 1 of 2

Now it’s getting tight. We’re down to the last 16.

Category 1 — Indian nations

#1 Alaska Native tribes v. #12 Oneida Tribe of Wisconsin… 283 more words

Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Who Won American Indian Law and Policy, 2014, Second Round, Bracket 2 of 4

Now we move on to the Category 2 quarterfinals.

#1 Indian Child Welfare Act v. #9 Indian country voting rights

The litigation and public policy juggernaut that is ICWA defeated federal Indian preemption(the previous generation’s juggernaut) with 64 percent of the vote. 218 more words

Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Who Won Indian Law and Policy in 2014? First Round Bracket -- 3 of 8

Now we move to category 2 (sounds like a hurricane) — Doctrines, Laws, and Issues (aka, grabag or miscellaneous). The first four contests there….

# 1 Indian Child Welfare Act… 457 more words

Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Rehearing Petition and Amicus Briefs in Support in Native Village of Tununak ICWA Appeal

Here are the new materials in Native Village of Tununak v. State, Dep’t of Health & Social Services, Office of Children’s Services:

Appellant’s Petition for Rehearing… 29 more words

Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Blast from the Past: The Miss. Band Choctaw v. Holyfield's Ultimate Outcome (1991)

Marcia Coyle reported on what happened after the Supreme Court held that the tribal court had exclusive jurisdiction over the twins. Here is that article: 7 more words

Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher