The Support Center for Child Advocates, led by Executive Director Frank P. Cervone, was recently profiled by Visionaries, documentary series. The Support Center’s mission is to advocate for victims of child abuse and neglect with the goal of securing safety, justice, well-being and a permanent, nurturing environment for every child.
An article from Vice details how the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling in McGirt v. Oklahoma could affect the lives and sentences of Native American’s convicted of crimes in the 3 million acres of eastern Oklahoma that is now recognized as “Indian Country.”
At its meeting on January 21 and 22, 2021, the ALI Council reviewed and discussed Council Drafts and approved drafts and portions of drafts as listed below.
The Marshall Project recently posted an article detailing what the future of criminal justice could look like under the Biden administration.
The Indian Child Welfare Act’s Application to Civil Commitments of Indian Children in State Court ProceedingCourtney Lewis
This article argues that ICWA applies to any state court proceeding for civil commitment of an Indian child if the Indian parent cannot have their child returned upon demand. The plain language of ICWA provides for this reasonable interpretation.
In Episode 60 of “The Eminent Domain Podcast”, Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert talks about this year’s ALI-CLE Eminent Domain Conference, which will be held on January 28 to 29.