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Upcoming Event
Panel Discussion on the "Baby Veronica" Indian Child Welfare Case Featuring Professor Barbara Atwood
Date/Time: Monday, September 30, 2013  03:30:PM
Location: Room 138
There will be a live and live webcast presentation at the James E. Rogers College of Law of a panel discussion on the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision involving the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, (the "Baby Veronica" case). The widely-publicized case represents one of the Court's most important decisions in recent decades on issues of central concern to Family Law and Federal Indian Law. The live webcast event will take place on Monday, September 30, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. (Tucson time) and will be webcast from Western New England University School of Law, Blake Law Center in Springfield, Massachusetts with panelists that include Professor Laura Briggs, Chair, Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies Dept. at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and Trace A. DeMeyer, Shawnee-Cherokee author, journalist, and blogger. The "live" part of the event will occur at the James E. Rogers College of Law, Room 138, where, via Skype, UA Law Professor Barbara Atwood, Mary Anne Richey Professor Emerita of Law and one of the country's foremost authorities on the ICWA, will participate in the panel presentation. Seating in the room is limited, and doors will be closed once Professor Atwood begins her Skype presentation, so please try to arrive by 3:30 if you plan to attend. Thank you.
Contact: Robert Williams
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