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Goldwater Testifies to Feds on Unconstitutionality of Law That Discriminates Against Native Kids

February 28, 2022 This morning, the Supreme Court announced that it will review the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare..

Constitutional Rights
Supreme Court Will Review Federal Law That Blocks States from Protecting At-Risk Native Children

February 28, 2022 By Timothy Sandefur The U.S. Supreme Court announced today that it will review the constitutionality of the..

Indian Child Welfare Act
U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Whether to Hear ICWA Case

January 5, 2022 By Timothy Sandefur The Supreme Court Justices will meet this Friday to decide whether to review the..

Indian Child Welfare Act
Cancelling Debate over ICWA

December 1, 2021By Timothy Sandefur The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) is a federal law that restricts the ability of..

Indian Child Welfare Act
Goldwater and Allies Ask Supreme Court to Take Crucial Indian Child Welfare Act Case

October 8, 2021By Timothy Sandefur The Goldwater Institute today filed a brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review the..

Indian Child Welfare Act
Feds, Foster Parents, States, and Tribes Ask Supreme Court to Hear ICWA Case

September 14, 2021By Timothy Sandefur Lawyers representing would-be adoptive parents, as well as states and tribal governments, have all filed..

Indian Child Welfare Act
Fifth Circuit Decision in ICWA Case Hands Major Victory to Indian Children

April 7, 2021By Timothy Sandefur In a long (300+ pages!) and divided opinion, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals late..

Indian Child Welfare Act
Goldwater Institute Urges Congress to Let the Commission on Native Children Complete its Work

April 2, 2021By Timothy Sandefur In a letter to members of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee today, the Goldwater Institute..

Indian Child Welfare Act
Victory for an Ohio Indian Child

September 9, 2020By Timothy Sandefur An Ohio child of Native American ancestry will be allowed to remain with his family,..

Indian Child Welfare Act
What Will the Oklahoma Decision Mean for Indian Children?

July 9, 2020By Timothy Sandefur The Supreme Court’s extraordinary decision today holding that the eastern half of Oklahoma is tribal..

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