Time: 11 a.m. Pacific / 2 p.m. Eastern
Presenter: Adrian Smith, JD, MSW, NICWA government affairs associate
The U.S. Supreme Court will soon hear the case Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, a South Carolina adoption case involving the Indian Child Welfare Act. This high profile and emotionally charged case has garnered significant attention in the past year. Oral arguments are expected to occur in late April, and a decision announced shortly thereafter.
The National Indian Child Welfare Association will host a webinar for those interested in learning:
- What are the background and facts of the case?
- What are the questions before the U.S. Supreme Court?
- What possible implications will this case have on Indian Country?
- What is being done nationally in preparation for this hearing?