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Fletcher (again) on ICWA in Cato Unbound

Here is “A Civics Lesson.”

An excerpt:

In legal analysis, facts matter, and so it is time to return to the war on facts in this series.

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Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Donald Trump and Federal Indian Policy: “They don’t look like Indians to me.”

In 1993, Donald Trump appeared before the United States House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources to offer testimony on Indian gaming. 1993 Donald Trump bears a striking resemblance to Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, in terms of demeanor and language – Trump’s oral testimony is consistent with the language he has used throughout his campaign for President. 2,059 more words

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Wisconsin Disretionary Transfer Rule to be Indefinitely Extended

According to Larry Nesper:

The Supreme Court of Wisconsin today, June 21, in an administrative hearing, voted to indefinitely extend the Discretionary Transfer Rule permitting state court judges to transfer cases to tribal court on their own authority. 

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Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

NICWA Urgent Action Alert: ICWA data elements in AFCARs

April 15, 2016

After many years of our advocacy, the Administration for Children and Families has published the first ever Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) data requirements. 178 more words

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