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Professor Lewerenz quoted as an expert: Betting, adoption lawsuits pose greatest threat to tribes in decades, experts say

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A lawsuit in Washington state and another case before the U.S. Supreme Court are part of a coordinated campaign that experts say is pushing once-fringe legal theories to the nation’s highest court and represents the most serious challenge to tribal sovereignty in over 50 years. OregonLive | Oregonian By Karina Brown | Underscore News Editor’s note: This […]

The Supreme Court’s Latest Native Adoption Case Is About Much More Than Native Adoption: Professor Lewerenz interviewed

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How conservative lawyers turned an obscure state adoption case into a vehicle that could allow the justices  to throw centuries of well-settled Tribal law out the window. Balls and Strikes BY YVETTE BORJA  SEPTEMBER 14, 2022 Editor’s note: This month, we’ll be taking a closer look at some of the most consequential cases the Supreme Court—the most conservative […]