ICWA Appellate 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.

ICWA Defense Project Memo April 10, 2017  (describing the cases and latest filings, and providing contact information for questions)

Federal Materials:

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

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

Guidelines for Implementing the Indian Child Welfare Act

Posts about the ICWA Final Rule

Case Materials

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

Documents for In re Alexandria P.

Baby Girl Materials

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

Documents in Doe v. Piper (Minnesota IFPA Litigation)

Documents in Doe v. Pruitt (OICWA Litigation)

Posts on Oglala Sioux Tribe v. Fleming (Van Hunnik)

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


Documents in Renteria v. Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians

Documents in Watso v. Jacobson

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