Chad and Jennifer Brackeen

Indian Child Welfare Act, Supreme Court, Indigenous, tribes, Native American families, Morongo Band of Mission Indians, National Indian Child Welfare Association, Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Arizona, Indiana, Texas
Nov 10, 2022

Justices grapple with legality of Indian Child Welfare Act in marathon hearing

Over the course of three hours Wednesday, the Supreme Court grappled with whether a law meant to keep Indigenous children with Native American families should be overturned as racist and unconstitutional, as critics charge.

Supreme Court, Indian, adoption, Indian Child Welfare Act, child welfare, tribes, DCS
Nov 8, 2022

Supreme Court asked to rule ‘gold standard’ of tribal adoption laws racist

The Supreme Court will consider Wednesday whether the Indian Child Welfare Act is the “gold standard” of child welfare policy or an “outrageous and unconstitutional” law that has outlived its time.