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MAR 30, 2013 - San Francisco Chronicle

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Correction: Indian Child Welfare-Maine story

Correction: Indian Child Welfare-Maine story AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine is joining several other states in defending a federal law that deals with Indian adoption rights and will be a central topic in a case that goes before the U.S. Supreme Court next month, Attorney General Janet Mills announced Thursday. In a case challenging to the adoption, the South Carolina Supreme Court ultimately ruled that it violated the Indian Child Welfare Act, which gives a parent of a tribal member strong preference for custody. (The tribe) has special standing in these cases to assert its cultural ... Read More

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