ICWA Appellate Project & ICWA Defense Project

The ICWA Appellate Project is a part of the Indian Law Clinic at MSU College of Law. We work for tribes to provide appellate support through technical assistance, brief drafting, research, a document bank, and networking information for tribal ICWA attorneys.

The ICWA Defense Project is a coalition of NICWA, NARF, NCAI, and the ICWA Appellate Project to provide assistance and updates to tribes and other interested partners on the federal challenges to ICWA. Information and contacts on this project are available in the ICWA Defense Project Memo below.

2016-09-20-ICWA-Defense-Project-Memo-Updated ICWA Defense Project Memo  (describing the cases and latest filings, and providing contact information for questions)

Additional research materials:

ICWA Final Rule/Regulation WITH Front Matter (100 pages)

ICWA Final Rule/Regulation without Front Matter (13 pages)

Posts about the ICWA Final Rule

Baby Girl Materials

In re Alexandria P.

Oglala Sioux Tribe v. Fleming (Van Hunnik)

Documents in Nat’l Council for Adoption v. Jewell (Guidelines Litigation)

Documents in Doe v. Piper (Minnesota IFPA Litigation)

Documents in A.D. v. Washburn (Goldwater Litigation)

Documents in Doe v. Pruitt (OICWA Litigation)

Documents in C.E.S. (Donn) v. Nelson (Michigan IFPA Litigation)

Documents in Renteria v. Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians

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