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Justices rule for adoptive couple in Indian custody dispute


WASHINGTON – In a contested interstate adoption case that raised complicated questions about the intersection of federal and state law, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that the Indian Child Welfare Act does not automatically bar the adoption of an ...

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Benchmarks: Adoptive parents can’t sue over birth defects

A New York couple didn’t learn until it was too late that the baby boy they wished to adopt had serious brain damage. Yesterday, they learned their legal remedies against the birth mother’s doctor were foreclosed by their adoption lawyer’s ...

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