A panel of experts looks at the Indian Child Welfare act: Does it treat both children and tribes fairly?
Matthew L. M. Fletcher replies to Timothy Sandefur and defends the Indian Child Welfare Act.
Professor Kristen Carpenter explains the rationale for the ICWA and argues that it is not a piece of racial legislation.
Walter Olson criticizes the Indian Child Welfare Act - but also much of the rest of our child welfare law.
Timothy Sandefur argues that the Indian Child Welfare Act is nothing to be proud of.
Timothy Sandefur argues that the ICWA treats people as objects, at times with devastating results.
Matthew L. M. Fletcher describes the history and function of the legal system governing Indian tribes.