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A SEAT AT THE TABLE: TRIBAL LEGAL REPRESENTATION IN OUT-OF-STATE INDIAN CHILD WELFARE ACT (ICWA) CASES

Posted by Donna M. Connoly | Apr 07, 2021 | 0 Comments

Partner April Olson discusses how state court pro hac vice rules often deny tribes the ability to participate in state court child custody proceedings concerning Indian children, and suggests how state court rules could be revised to ensure that tribal nations have “a seat at the table,” as required by the federal Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA).  April’s article is in the March 2021 edition of the Federal Lawyer.  

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Donna M. Connoly

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