A Fifth Circuit ruling adopts a novel approach to a law that determines where Native children grow up.
Without concrete data-reporting requirements, child welfare laws cannot adequately protect LGBTQ+ foster youth.
Data collection on Native American involvement in adoption and foster care is needed to remedy courts’ failures.
Federal and state governments should prioritize funding preventative services rather than adopting reactive child removal policies.
Leading scholars address the ways in which racism pervades the modern administrative state and legal profession.
Scholar proposes framework for the use of empirical evidence in child welfare policies.