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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

Indian Country News

State and Tribal Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Implementation Partnership Grants

State and Tribal Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Implementation Partnership Grants – The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to support the creation of effective practice model partnerships between state courts and/or Court Improvement Program, state public child welfare agency and a tribe, group of tribes, or tribal consortia, including both the tribal child welfare agency and tribal court for effective implementation of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) of 1978 (Pub.L. 183 more words

Funding Opportunities

Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Sam Hirsch Speaks About the Justice Department’s Initiative in Support of the Indian Child Welfare Act at the National Indian Child Welfare Association Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect

St. Paul, MN

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Monday, April 4, 2016

Remarks as prepared for delivery

This is a critical time for Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), our nation’s keystone federal law protecting Indian children.   1,949 more words

Indian Country News

Timothy Sandefur on Vanishing Property Rights, Indian Child Welfare & More, Friday at 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT)

This Friday I’m excited to be interviewing Timothy Sandefur, who is currently VP of litigation at the Goldwater Institute. We’ll discuss the state of property rights in the United States today, the unconstitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act that has been used to rip Lexi Page from her foster family & more. 180 more words

Don't Let It Go...Unheard

Indian Child Welfare Act strikes again

This interview is a must listen if you’re new to this subject – it is an amazing journey through corruption in the US today – here’s the link: … 357 more words