ICWA Applies in Private Family Custody Arrangements, Montana Supreme Court Rules
Montana' Supreme Court has ruled that ICWA applies to private-party custody arrangements, overturning previous Montana case law.
Overturned Supreme Court Rulings Affect Foster Youth, Too
System-impacted youth have been directly impacted by the decisions and interpretations of the law, writes Ricardo Ortega Martinez.
In Prayer and Protest, People of Indian Country Gather Outside the Supreme Court to Defend the Indian Child Welfare Act
Demonstrators gathered at the Supreme Court today to voice support for the Indian Child Welfare Act as the 44-year-old law is challenged.
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.
Why the Supreme Court Must Uphold the Indian Child Welfare Act
The Supreme Court should uphold the federal law that protects the well-being of Native children by keeping them connected to their families, their tribes and their culture, the authors write.
Tribal Leaders Vow to Protect Their Families from Separation as Indian Child Welfare Law Heads to the Supreme Court
Tribal leaders emphasize the importance of the Indian Child Welfare Act ahead of oral arguments before the Supreme Court.
Keep Juvenile Court Out of the Public Gaze
When judges decide to post juvenile court proceedings online publicly, young people can suffer in the long run.
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.