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Adoptive Couple v Baby Girl

Oklahoma Supreme Court Issues Stay In 'Baby Girl' Veronica Case

AP | KRISTI EATON | Posted 11.03.2013 | Parents

OKLAHOMA CITY — A custody fight over a 3-year-old Cherokee girl shifted to Oklahoma's highest court Tuesday as lawyers gathered to discuss who s...

Lawyer Asks Judge To Suspend Visitation Rights For Cherokee Girl's Adoptive Parents

AP | KRISTI EATON | Posted 08.27.2013 | Parents

OKLAHOMA CITY -- A lawyer appointed to look out for the best interests of a 3-year-old Cherokee girl at the center of an adoption dispute has asked a ...

Adoptive Parents Of 'Baby Girl' Veronica Still Waiting To See Daughter

AP | KRISTI EATON | Posted 10.15.2013 | Parents

OKLAHOMA CITY — A South Carolina couple said Thursday they've yet to meet or talk to their 3-year-old adopted daughter as well as her biological...

Judge Holds New Hearing In 'Baby Girl' Veronica Adoption Case

AP | KRISTI EATON and MEG KINNARD | Posted 10.14.2013 | Parents

TULSA, Okla. — A South Carolina couple that wants to adopt a young Cherokee girl took their fight to Oklahoma on Wednesday, hoping to visit the ...

Oklahoma Governor On 'Baby Girl' Adoption Case: 'The Legal System Cannot Deliver A Happy Ending'

Reuters | Posted 10.14.2013 | Parents

Aug 13 (Reuters) - Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin said on Tuesday that she will not intervene quickly in a dispute over a Cherokee Indian girl named ...

'Baby Girl' Veronica's Birth Father Turns Himself In To Authorities

AP | MEG KINNARD and KRISTI EATON | Posted 10.12.2013 | Parents

OKLAHOMA CITY — The father of a Cherokee Indian girl at the center of an adoption dispute turned himself in to authorities Monday but refused ex...

Adoptive Mother Of 'Baby Girl' Veronica: 'It's About Her'

AP | MEG KINNARD | Posted 08.08.2013 | Parents

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Years into their attempt to adopt a Cherokee girl, Matt and Melanie Capobianco say they can empathize with any sadness the girl's bi...

'Baby Girl' Veronica's Birth Father Asks Daughter's Adoptive Parents To Reconsider

Reuters | Posted 10.02.2013 | Parents

CHARLESTON, S.C., Aug 1 (Reuters) - The birth father of a girl of Cherokee heritage whose adoption has been finalized by South Carolina courts asked...

Cherokee Girl's Father Still Fighting For Custody After South Carolina Court Ruling

AP | Posted 07.28.2013 | Parents

WASHINGTON -- The birth father of a girl of Cherokee heritage asked the Supreme Court Friday to stop a state-court ordered handover of his daughter to...

Court Rules 'Baby Girl' Veronica Should Be Returned To Adoptive Parents

AP | MEG KINNARD | Posted 07.18.2013 | Parents

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- An American Indian child at the center of a custody suit that went to the U.S. Supreme Court should be returned to the Charleston-ar...

Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl

Margaret Ryznar | Posted 05.18.2013 | Politics
Margaret Ryznar

Next month, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, a case examining the Indian Child Welfare Act, which Congress passed in 1978 to give tribes significant input into the removal of children.