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5th Circuit Deems Indian Child Welfare Act Unconstitutional In Part

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has found aspects of the Indian Child Welfare Act to be unconstitutional.

The appellate court released its opinion on Tuesday, April 6, after deliberating for more than a year.

The ruling is likely to be appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Victoria Wicks reports on this case for SDPB.

Rapid City freelancer Victoria L. Wicks has been producing news for SDPB since August 2007. She Retired from this position in March 2023.
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