Law360: 25 States, DC Urge Justices To Restore ICWA

In their amicus brief, which was filed in two of four Supreme Court petitions related to the case, the states cited how they are home to 86% of federally recognized tribes, and they urged the justices to revisit only the portions of the Fifth Circuit decision that rejected ICWA.

“We disagree on many things. But we all agree that ICWA is a critical — and constitutional — framework for managing state-tribal relations and for protecting the rights and stability of Indian children, families, and tribes,” the states wrote.

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