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The “Baby Veronica” case, as it has been dubbed, has split many throughout the country. Some say it’s a case of adoptive parental rights. Some say it’s a case of the Indian Child Welfare Act. But, at its essence, is a little girl who is now ...
The Cherokee One Feather · 10/1/2013
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 the ...
FOX 8 · 8/13/2013
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case of a James Island couple seeking to overturn a ruling that returned their adopted daughter to her biological father under the federal Indian Child Welfare Act. The case involving 3-year-old Veronica is one of three ...
The Post and Courier · ByGlenn Smith · 1/5/2013
Baby Veronica, Cherokee Nation citizen and biological daughter of Dusten Brown, was transferred to her adoptive parents, Matt and Melody Capobianco, at 7:30 p.m. Monday. The transfer followed the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruling Monday afternoon …
Tahlequah Daily Press · 9/24/2013
(Newser) – After nearly four years of legal battles that went all the way to the Supreme Court—and then kept going—the "Baby Veronica" saga came to an end today, as the girl's biological father announced that he was ending all litigation in the case.
Newser · ByKevin Spak · 10/10/2013
In summer 2009, I made the most difficult decision of my life: to place my baby, Veronica Rose, with adoptive parents. Many know her as "Baby Girl" or "Baby Veronica" because her adoptive parents and I fought all the way to the Supreme Court for …
Lincoln Journal Star · 7/18/2013
The biological father of baby Veronica said he will end any litigation in the custody case for his 4-year-old daughter. Dusten Brown and the Cherokee Nation's assistant attorney general Chrissi Nimmo held a news conference Thursday in Tulsa where they …
FOX Carolina · 10/10/2013
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
By Eyder Peralta, NPR In an emotional statement on Thursday, Baby Veronica's biological father said he and the Cherokee Nation were dropping the legal fight to regain custody of the 4-year-old girl. "I know we did everything in our power to keep Veronica ...
WBUR · 10/10/2013
A South Carolina judge has dismissed contempt of court charges filed against the biological father of a young girl caught up in a custody dispute. The Tulsa World reports the contempt case was dropped Thursday after Dusten Brown and the Cherokee …
KOCO Oklahoma City · 1/17/2014