Father refuses to turn over Baby Veronica

NWSidebar contributor Jennifer Richards offers an update on the Baby Veronica case. Reposted from Queen City Addendum. NWSidebar contributor Jennifer Richards offers an update on the Baby Veronica case. In July, SCOTUS ruled in favor of the Capobiancos, the adoptive couple. However, Veronica is still in the custody of her biological father. Read the full update […]

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Baby Veronica: SCOTUS Rules

Review the Court’s reasoning and learn what comes next for the parties in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl. Remember that your children are not your own, but are lent to you by the Creator. — Native American Proverb The story of 4-year-old Baby Veronica in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, 2013 WL 3184627 was lost […]

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Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl: How should SCOTUS Rule?

SCOTUS explores the intersection of state adoption law and the Indian Child Welfare Act. UPDATE: On June 25, 2013, in a 5-4 opinion,  SCOTUS ruled that under these facts, ICWA did not block the adoption of Baby Girl by a non-Indian couple. Read the opinion in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl.  — How is “Parent” […]

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Friday 5: Build your CLE playlist with the WSBA-CLE Summer Sale

Take advantage of unbelievable savings on all recorded CLE products, now through July 22. The MP3 selection on my iPhone consists of the Frozen soundtrack (which I definitely only listen to with my 3-year-old daughter). I’m more of a podcast person – I think they’ve made me a better auditory learner. Certainly if I can […]

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Friday 5: Things You Should Write About, Right Now

Baby Veronica. SB 5927. New apps. Check out our list of hot topics that we want you (yes, you) to write about! SCOTUS is in session. The legislature is in session. There’s a lot going on in the legal community right now. And we want YOU to write about it for NWSidebar! Here are 5 […]

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