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Tribes Want Indian Child Welfare Act Challenge Nixed

Law360 (June 18, 2018, 3:22 PM EDT) -- The Cherokee Nation and other Native American tribes on Friday asked for a quick win in a suit from various states and some foster families challenging the Indian Child Welfare Act, saying the parties bringing the suit are trying to undo decades of progress.

In a bid for summary judgment, intervenor defendants the Cherokee Nation, the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, the Quinault Indian Nation and the Morongo Band of Mission Indians described the operative complaint in the suit as "kitchen sink" and said the claims lack...
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Case Information

Case Title

Brackeen et al v. Zinke et al

Case Number



Texas Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: Administrative Procedure Act/Review or Appeal of Agency Decision


Reed C. O'Connor

Date Filed

October 25, 2017

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