Supreme Court refuses to hear Colorado River Indian Tribe custody case


November 6, 2017

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has refused to hear an Arizona case that pitted a non-Indian mother and Indian father against one another in a fight for custody of their children.

The decision last week lets stand lower court rulings that invoked the Indian Child Welfare Act, a 1978 federal law that aimed to keep the government from breaking up Native American families except under specific circumstances.


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