baby veronica case
Oct 10, 2013 — Dusten Brown said the love for his daughter let him accept things beyond his control. It's time, he said, for Baby Veronica to have a normal life.
Sep 25, 2013 — The emotional legal battle went all the way to the Supreme Court. After years of complicated arguments, the case seems to have come to a final resolution.
Sep 23, 2013 — The long-running case involves a controversial Supreme Court decision and fundamental questions about parental rights and Native American autonomy.
Sep 4, 2013 — Adopted by a family in South Carolina, the little Native American girl was returned to her biological father nearly two years ago. It was decided that the Indian Child Welfare Act trumped state law. Since then, her adoptive parents have been fighting to get her back.
Apr 16, 2013 — Former South Dakota Sen. James Abourezk drafted the law, meant to prevent Native American children from being removed from their homes by the state. The law is at the center of an emotional child custody case in front of the Supreme Court.