Court hears arguments on whether law can limit Native American adoptions

The U.S. Supreme Court heard on Tuesday oral arguments in the case of Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, which asks whether a federal law can limit the adoptions of Native American children.

Host Carmen Russell-Sluchansky spoke with Phillip J. McCarthy, who represents the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys and wrote an amicus brief supporting the adoptive couple, to discuss the arguments.

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Russell-Sluchansky spoke with Lori Alvino McGill, a constitutional attorney for Latham & Watkins LLP who wrote an amicus brief, to discuss the case.

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Russell-Sluchansky spoke with Robert Clinton, the foundation professor of law at Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, to discuss the issue.

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