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Morongo tribe heading to 5th Circuit Court of Appeals to defend Indian Child Welfare Act

 

January 22, 2020



The Morongo Band of Mission Indians is one of five tribes heading to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in Louisiana this week to defend the law that keeps Native American children with Native American families in adoption cases.

A hearing for the high-profile Indian Child Welfare Act case Brackeen v. Bernhardt is set for Wednesday in New Orleans, where the first round of arguments took place last year. It will be an en banc session, meaning all active judgesin the court will participate.

https://www.desertsun.com/story/news/2020/01/21/morongo-tribe-heading-new-orleans-defend-indian-child-welfare-act/4502917002/

 

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