Veronica has lived in two homes. Two years with her adoptive family, in South Carolina. Two years with her biological father, a member of the Cherokee nation, in Oklahoma. All the while her life was in the hands of various courts in the American legal system.
National Journal · ByBrian Resnick · 7/10/2013
An Oklahoma state court goes against the decision of the United States Supreme Court and decides the biological father of "Baby Veronica" can keep custody of the girl for now. CNN's Randi Kaye reports. Dusten Brown, the biological father, has always … · 9/4/2013
This week, Baby Veronica finally went home — for good. She was adopted at birth by a South Carolina couple who raised her until she was just over 2 years old. Then she was sent back to live with her biological father, Dusten Brown, who had signed away ...
Yahoo News · BySusan Estrich · 9/25/2013
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Baby Veronica’s biological father, stepmother and paternal grandparents have filed court papers in Oklahoma to adopt the 3-year-old girl, a move that dissenting U.S. Supreme Court justices warned could happen and will likely complicate the custody dispute.
The Post and Courier · 7/9/2013
Corrected: The 4-year-old girl known as Baby Veronica is back with her adoptive parents after the Oklahoma Supreme Court lifted a stay (PDF) that had kept the child with her father, Dusten Brown. Matt and Melanie Capobianco of Charleston, S.C., initiated ...
ABA Journal · ByDebra Cassens · 9/24/2013
The last week of June ushered forth a history changing Supreme Court decision embroiled in controversy. While most in the United States were keenly aware of the repeal of DOMA, it was actually a decision made the previous day which held major … · 7/6/2013
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the Indian Child Welfare Act did not apply to "Baby Veronica" because the biological father "never had custody" of the child and had abandoned her prior to her birth. I’m so joyful that their prayers have been ... · 6/26/2013
The Tulsa World reports the contempt case was dropped Thursday after Dusten Brown and the Cherokee Nation reached an agreement with Matt and Melanie Capobianco, who are the adoptive parents of 4-year-old Veronica. Brown faced contempt charges …
KOCO Oklahoma City · 1/17/2014
Much has been made this week of the Supreme Court’s decision that the Indian Child Welfare Act did not apply in the case of Baby Veronica. South Carolina later reversed its earlier decision and returned Veronica to her adopted parents, removing her ...
Patheos · 9/27/2013
The adoptive parents and birth father of a girl known as “Baby Veronica” have fought for custody of her since shortly after she was born in 2009. Her birth father, Dusten Brown, a member of the Cherokee Nation, fought for custody of Veronica, 3, under ...
FOX 8 · 8/13/2013