Suzette Brewer
7/23/13
The Cherokee Nation late yesterday filed a petition for a rehearing asking the South Carolina Supreme Court to reconsider its July 17 order that terminated the parental rights of D...
Steve Russell

Cases involving child custody are always middle class morality plays....

7/19/13
Suzette Brewer
7/19/13
Throughout the bitter dispute surrounding Adoptive Couple v...
Suzette Brewer
7/19/13
Echoing the loud thunder of voices from Native communities and organizations across the U.S...
Suzette Brewer
7/18/13
Within minutes of yesterday's ruling by the South Carolina State Supreme Court ordering the Family Court in Charleston to finalize the adoption of Veronica Brown to Matt and Melani...
Suzette Brewer
7/17/13
The South Carolina State Supreme Court just hours ago ordered the finalization of the adoption of Veronica Brown to Matt and Melanie Capobianco of James Island...
Suzette Brewer
7/15/13
After years of silence surrounding the failed attempt to put up her biological child for adoption, Christy Maldonado finally went public with an editorial on custodial placement in...
Mark C. Van Norman

In the Baby Veronica case, Associate Supreme Court Justice Thomas writes that the Indian Child Welfare Act is unconstitutional because it is not “commerce” in the sense of “trade.” Domestic relations, he says, are left to the states....

7/14/13
Jay Daniels

We are living in an era where there aren't enough Supreme Court Justices who think like Justice Antonin Scalia. Justice Scalia, a true constructionist, believes wholly in the U.S. Constitution and never decides to add to or take away from it....

7/12/13

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