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Indian Child Welfare Act and Adoption Tragedy

NPR recently reported on The Indian Child Welfare Act, a piece of legislation that has landed at the center of a contentious U.S. Supreme Court case. The NPR story is entitled, “Adoption Case Brings Rare Family Law Dispute to High Court.“ The Indian Child Welfare Act, was passed in 1978 by Congress to prevent  the […]

Friday’s Children and the Law News Roundup

Parents With Disabilities And Family Law, NPR A report from the National Council on Disability finds that parents with physical or mental disabilities have a greater risk of losing custody of their children. The study says that the U.S. legal system needs to provide more support for these parents. (Click above for audio of story) […]