Tag:Indian Child Welfare Act

Court Opinions: Colorado Supreme Court Opinions for Sept. 11

The Colorado Supreme Court made multiple rulings Sept. 11 including in a case involving the Indian Child Welfare Act.

U.S. Supreme Court Keeps Indian Child Welfare Act in Place

A seven-justice majority found the 1978 federal law doesn’t overstep Congressional power or illegally commandeer state resources.

Open Meetings Law Violation Remedies, State Agency Attorney Hourly Rate Bills Introduced

After a slight slump in bill activity, state lawmakers rushed to introduce a flurry of bills this past week.

With ICWA on Chopping Block, Lawmakers Introduce Colorado Version

With the U.S. Supreme Court considering ICWA, legislators have introduced a bill to codify the federal law in Colorado.

Colorado Supreme Court to Hear Case Involving Native American Heritage and Family Law March 7

The Colorado Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in three cases March 7 including one connected to a parent’s assertion of Native American heritage for a child in a parental rights case.

11th Annual John Paul Stevens Lecture Spotlights Tribal Justice Systems

Angela Riley, chief justice of the Supreme Court of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation of Oklahoma, spoke about tribal justice systems, their future and more.

Court Opinions: Colorado Supreme Court Opinions for Sept. 12

The Colorado Supreme Court en banc reversed a decision in a case involving a forced specimen collection and DUI.

Colorado Supreme Court Opinions for June 27

The Colorado Supreme Court unanimously reversed en banc a judgment that upholds a juvenile court’s decision that held the Denver Department of Human Services made great efforts to help a mother with rehabilitation, but was unsuccessful, leading to the mother losing her parental rights.