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Brackeen v. Haaland

A Minnesota child custody case that began at the Hennepin County Juvenile Justice Center Reaches the Supreme Court

10/20/2022

How a Chippewa Grandmother’s Adoption Fight Ended Up in the U.S. Supreme Court

An untold story behind the Supreme Court case challenging the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act.

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9/7/2022

Arizona Tribe Cements Relationship with State On Indian Child Welfare Custody Cases

The Pascua Yaqui Tribe recently codified an agreement with the state of Arizona to preserve protections of the Indian Child Welfare Act, which could be overturned this fall.

Tribal Leaders Vow to Protect Native Families from Separation as Indian Child Welfare Law Heads to the Supreme Court

8/4/2022

Supreme Court Set to Consider Fate Of Indian Child Welfare Act in November

The Supreme Court will begin to hear oral arguments in a case that challenges the federal Indian Child Welfare Act in November.

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6/2/2022

Connecticut Codifies Child Welfare Protections for Native American Families in State Law

A new law in Connecticut offers protections for Indigenous families that mirror the federal Indian Child Welfare Act.

With ICWA Under Threat, More States Shore Up Laws to Protect Native Families from Foster Care Separation

4/6/2022

With ICWA Under Threat, More States Shore Up Laws to Protect Native Families from Foster Care Separation

With the Indian Child Welfare Act facing a Supreme Court challenge, states have enacted their own versions to protect Indigenous families from separation.

Supreme Court Will Hear Indian Child Welfare Act Case

2/28/2022

Supreme Court Will Hear Indian Child Welfare Act Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case on the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act.

    Youth Services Insider
    Looming Questions, 2022 edition

    1/10/2022

    Looming Questions, 2022 Edition

    As we approach year three of the coronavirus pandemic, here are child welfare and youth justice stories Youth Services Insider is watching.

    Supreme Court Set to Decide Whether to Take Up Indian Child Welfare Case

    1/6/2022

    Supreme Court Set to Decide Whether to Take Up Indian Child Welfare Case

    The U.S. Supreme Court could decide by the end of the week whether to take up a case involving the rights of Indigenous tribes and families in child welfare cases — an area of law that was thrown into confusion when a federal appeals court invalidated several provisions of the Indian Child Welfare Act, or ICWA.

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    11/8/2021

    Led by California Attorney General, 25 States Urge Supreme Court to Validate Indian Child Welfare Act

    Last month, 25 states urged the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act, which was signed into law 43 years ago this week.