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20 Nov 2013, 10:22 am by Matthew L.M. Fletcher
As Adoptive Couple shows, however, the Court remains mired in the same disputes it first unleashed forty years earlier, still grappling with the fundamental tension between nature and nurture. [read post]
30 Jun 2013, 11:17 pm by Addie Rolnick
According to the father’s brief, the guardian ad litem appointed to represent Veronica described the Capobiancos as “a well-educated couple with a beautiful home, [who] could afford to send Baby Girl to any private school that they chose and, when she was older, to any college she wanted; and that there was nothing that Baby Girl needed that [they] could not buy for her. [read post]
2 Jul 2013, 4:04 pm by Addie Rolnick
In response to some of the comments received on our series about the Baby Girl case (posted on Prawfs earlier this week; the final post, with links to the others, is here), my co-author Kim Pearson addresses some of the family law issues: Our original posts elided the issue of the mother’s rights to make decisions about the child, and several of the comments pointed out her invisibility. [read post]
25 Jun 2013, 9:45 am by Kate Fort
In addition, 1912(d) (active efforts) does not apply to Baby Girl’s adoption. *13. [read post]
25 Jun 2013, 8:13 am by constitutional lawblogger
Badolier Bag of the Ojibwa Peoples In an opinion by Justice Alito, a majority of the Court construed the Indian Child Welfare Act, ICWA, as not violated by the adoption of "Baby Veronica" by a white couple although her father... [read post]
24 Sep 2013, 11:51 am by Ruthann Robson
Cherokee Face Mask The aftermath of the United States Supreme Court's decision in Adoptive Couple v. [read post]
16 Apr 2013, 7:09 am by Matthew L.M. Fletcher
Four months later, the day before Brown’s scheduled deployment to Iraq, the couple’s lawyer (who was also the lawyer for the adoption agency) finally served Brown with notice of their intent to adopt Veronica. [read post]
16 Apr 2013, 12:47 pm by Kate Fort
  Returning to this topic again later, Justice Kagan suggested that the Adoptive Couple’s construction of the law would effectively create two classes of parents under the statute – those with the protections provided in subsections (d) and (f), and those without. [read post]