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Michelle Griffith

Michelle Griffith

Michelle Griffith covers Minnesota politics and policy for the Minnesota Reformer, with a focus on marginalized communities.

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US Supreme Court upholds Indian Child Welfare Act in 7-2 decision

By: - June 15, 2023

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a challenge to a federal law aimed at keeping Native American children within the foster care system in Native American homes. The Supreme Court in a 7-2 decision upheld the 1978 Indian Child Welfare Act, which established federal minimum standards for the removal of Native American children from […]