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California Considering Waiving Pro Hac Vice Requirements for Attorneys Representing Tribes in ICWA Cases

By:      Ted Griswold | Partner | ted.griswold@procopio.com

In a move that is supported by many Tribal practitioners, the Tribal Court-State Court Forum is recommending an amendment to the California Rules of the Court, Rule 9.40, to waive the requirement that out-of-state counsel appear… 273 more words

FBA Indian Law Conference ICWA Panel

Trent Crable, Kate Fort, Victoria Sweet, John Tahsuda, Bethany Berger

Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Indian Law Conference Highlights: Indian Child Welfare Act

The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), which turns 40 this year, was created to prevent the separation of Native American children from their families as well as protect the best interests of Indian children and promote the stability and security of Indian tribes and families. 463 more words

Federal Bar Association

Trump’s War on Native America: Proposed 2019 Budget to Eliminate Tribal Programs

During the first week of his presidency, Donald Trump signed an executive order calling for both the finishing of the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline and green-lighting the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, both of which had been strongly opposed by Tribal and 1st Nations.

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Trump's War on Native America: Proposed 2019 Budget to Eliminate Tribal Programs

During the first week of his presidency, Donald Trump signed an executive order calling for both the finishing of the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline and green-lighting the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, both of which had been strongly opposed by Tribal and 1st Nations. 274 more words

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Fletcher Paper on States and American Indian Citizenship Rights (+ ICWA)

Here is “States and Their American Indian Citizens,” recently published in the American Indian Law Review.

An excerpt:

This article is intended to provide a theoretical framework for tribal advocates seeking to approach state and local governments to discuss cooperation with Indian nations, with a special emphasis on Indian child welfare.

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Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher