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Get ready for round two. A federal appeals court will take up the Indian Child Welfare Act on January 22, 2020.
Before the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978, more than a quarter of American Indian and Alaska Native children were removed from their homes.
U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared split on whether the family of a Mexican teen who was shot across the border and killed by a Border Patrol agent in Texas can sue the agent.
The battle over the Indian Child Welfare Act is far from over as tribes continue to defend the landmark law in the courts.
Tribal leaders are still paying close attention to the nation's highest court despite a slowdown in cases affecting Indian Country's interests.
So what's going on with the Muscogee (Creek) Nation's reservation case? No one knows.
It is imperative for the United States to honor the laws to protect our children and the begin to heal the damages done to our families.
Tribal leaders and advocates celebrated after an appeals court rebuffed opponents of the Indian Child Welfare Act in one of the most contentious cases in recent history.
A 15-year-old Mexican teen was shot and killed in 'cold-blooded murder' by a border patrol agent, his family told the U.S. Supreme Court.
For the first time, states have sued to overturn the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978.
Tribal leaders are expressing hope after judges on a federal appeals court questioned the attacks on the Indian Child Welfare Act.
Listen to a federal appeals court debate the future of the Indian Child Welfare Act.
The fate of the Indian Child Welfare Act is in the hands of a federal appeals court.
A closely watched court case will determine whether the Indian Child Welfare Act lives to see another day.
Arguments are taking place in a case that tribes say goes to the very heart of their sovereignty and their relationship with the United States.
The Indian Child Welfare Act is under attack and tribes are pushing back after conservative and Christian groups joined the battle.
A battle to save the Indian Child Welfare Act is shaping up to be one of the most consequential court cases in recent history.
The Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 faces rising numbers of legal challenges and a critical courtroom loss.
Tribes will have to move quickly to save the Indian Child Welfare Act from being invalidated across the nation.
The Supreme Court made it harder to designate critical habitat for endangered species, in a ruling that business and property rights groups said corrects federal government overreach.
One of the biggest threats facing tribal sovereignty are the coordinated attacks on the Indian Child Welfare Act.
A federal judge's decision to strike down the Indian Child Welfare Act continues to draw strong reactions.
Tribes are preparing for a big battle after a federal judge struck down the Indian Child Welfare Act in a case many believe is headed to the Supreme Court.
A federal appeals court has delivered a major blow to tribes and parents who have been seeking to protect their children.
Take 'Em Down NOLA is leading the fight to remove monuments to racist and controversial figures.
A case that Indian Country all but forgot was disposed by the nation's highest court without comment after a lengthy delay.
With four Indian law case on the docket, tribes were preparing for the worst.
Dollar General must now answer to a lawsuit filed in the courts of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
A record four Indian law cases were on the docket and tribes are still waiting for a decision a closely-watched jurisdiction dispute.
With the nation's highest court down to just eight members, the justices have yet to reach clear consensus in the closely-watched dispute.
It's been 189 days since the Supreme Court heard arguments in Dollar General Corporation v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
As Indian Country continues to wait for a decision in a closely-watched tribal jurisdiction case, a different sovereignty dispute is exposing divisions on the nation's highest court.
The Supreme Court appears deadlocked as the clock continues to tick on the Dollar General case.
It's official -- a closely-watched tribal jurisdiction case is now the oldest on the U.S. Supreme Court docket.
The Supreme Court heard arguments in Dollar General v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians more than 160 days ago and there's still be no decision.
It's been 161 days since the justices heard arguments in Dollar General Corporation v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
Dollar General Corporation v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is one of the oldest pending cases on the high court's docket.
The justices will hear Dollar General Corporation v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians on December 7.
The high court's October 2015 term is shaping up to be a busy and potentially dangerous one for Indian Country.
Federal agents seized Robert Soto's regalia at a powwow in March 2006.
Government attorneys are urging the high court not to accept a case that tests the jurisdiction of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
A young member of the Lipan Apache Tribe had to go to court to fight for his right to wear long hair to school.
Federal agents attended a powwow in March 2006 and seized eagle feathers and regalia.
The Dollar General corporation is trying to avoid tribal court jurisdiction.
DaShanne Stokes urges Indian Country to support the use of eagle feathers by members of state-recognized tribes.
The boy's parents had to prove his tribal affiliation before he was allowed to attend kindergarten classes.
The court held that the Interior Department failed to explain why Indians who are members of non-recognized tribes can't possess eagle feathers.
Appeals court rules that the tribe failed to challenge specific federal agency actions.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday issued its long-awaited decision in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, an affirmative action case.
The last three defendants accused in a corruption case that victimized the Kickapoo Tribe of Texas entered guilty pleas. Isidro Garza Jr., the tribe's former manager, his wife Martha, and...