Kathryn E Fort

Michigan State University - College of Law

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

The (In)Equities of Federal Indian Law

MSU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 04-24 , The Federal Lawyer, Vol. 54, No. 32
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 26 Jan 2007
Kathryn E Fort
Michigan State University - College of Law
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Indian, tribe, land claim, equity, laches

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Tribal Disruption and Labor Relations

MSU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-2
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2017
University of Michigan Law School, Michigan State University - College of Law and Michigan State University College of Law
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Disruption and Impossibility: New Laches and the Unfortunate Resolution of the Iroquois Land Claims in Federal Court

11 Wyoming Law Review 375 , 2011, MSU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-03
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Kathryn E Fort
Michigan State University - College of Law
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Federal Indian Law, Laches, Land Claims

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The Vanishing Indian Returns: Tribes, Popular Originalism, and the Supreme Court

St. Louis University Law Journal, Vol. 57, No. 297, 2013, MSU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-06
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2013
Kathryn E Fort
Michigan State University - College of Law
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federal Indian law, legal history, Vanishing Indian stereotype, originalism

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Advising - and Suing - Tribal Officials: On the Scope of Tribal Official Immunity

MSU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-02
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2009
Matthew L. M. Fletcher and Kathryn E Fort
University of Michigan Law School and Michigan State University - College of Law
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tribal official immunity, Ex parte Young, official immunity

6.

The Indian Child Welfare Act During the Brackeen Years

74 Juvenile & Family Court Journal 9 (2023)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 31 Jan 2023 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2023
Kathryn E Fort and Adrian Smith
Michigan State University - College of Law and Youth, Rights & Justice
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Indian Child Welfare Act, Appellate, Data, Child Protection, Tribal Nations

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Observing Change: The Indian Child Welfare Act and State Courts

New York State Bar Association Family Law Review, Spring 2014
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 07 Oct 2014
Kathryn E Fort
Michigan State University - College of Law
Downloads 227 (251,717)

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Indian Child Welfare Act, QUICWA, child welfare, abuse and neglect

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The Cherokee Conundrum: California Courts and the Indian Child Welfare Act

MSU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-07
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2010
Kathryn E Fort
Michigan State University - College of Law
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Indian Child Welfare Act, Cherokee Nation, Family Law

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The New Laches: Creating Title Where None Existed

MSU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-15, 16 Geo. Mason L. Rev. 357 (Winter, 2009)
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 09 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2015
Kathryn E Fort
Michigan State University - College of Law
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federal Indian law, laches, land claims, sovereign immunity

10.

Indian Country Law Enforcement and Cooperative Public Safety Agreements

Michigan Bar Journal, Vol. 89, p. 42, February 2010, MSU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-02
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 12 Feb 2010
University of Michigan Law School, Michigan State University - College of Law and Michigan State University College of Law
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Indian Country, tribal criminal jurisdiction, intergovernmental agreements

11.

Intimate Choice and Autonomy: Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl

Critical Race Judgments (Cambridge Univ. Press, eds. Bennett Capers, Devon Carbado, Robin A. Lenhart, and Angela Onwuachi-Willig) (2021, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2022
Matthew L. M. Fletcher and Kathryn E Fort
University of Michigan Law School and Michigan State University - College of Law
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Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, Supreme Court, critical race theory, Indian Child Welfare Act, rewritten opinions

12.

Waves of Education: Tribal-State Court Cooperation and the Indian Child Welfare Act

47 Tulsa L. Rev. 529, MSU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-06
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2012
Kathryn E Fort
Michigan State University - College of Law
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Indian Child Welfare Act, Michigan, Tribal Courts, State Courts, Tribal/State Court Forum

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The Invisible Families: Child Welfare and American Indian Active Duty Servicemembers and Veterans

The Federal Lawyer, March/April 2015
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Jan 2015
Kathryn E Fort and Peter S. Vicaire
Michigan State University - College of Law and VA - Office of Tribal Government Relations
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Indian Child Welfare Act, military, veterans, child welfare, courts

14.

American Indian Children and the Law: Cases and Materials (Table of Contents)

American Indian Children and the Law: Cases and Materials, Carolina Academic Press, 2019, ISBN 978-1-61163-795-3
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2022
Kathryn E Fort
Michigan State University - College of Law
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American Indian Children, federal Indian law, tribal law, family law, child welfare law

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Tribal Disruption and Indian Claims

Michigan Law Review First Impressions, Vol. 112, 2014, MSU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-26
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 01 Feb 2014
University of Michigan Law School, Michigan State University - College of Law and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of Natural Resources & Environment
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tribal disruption theory, Onondaga Nation v. New York, Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe v. Granholm, United States v. Michigan, Indian treaty rights, equitable defenses, new laches

16.

Indian Child Welfare Act Annual Case Law Update and Commentary 2018

American Indian Law Journal, Volume 7, Issue 2
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Jun 2019
Kathryn E Fort and Adrian Smith
Michigan State University - College of Law and Youth, Rights & Justice
Downloads 78 (575,366)

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Indian Child Welfare Act, Child Welfare, Family Law, Indian Law, Tribal Law

17.

Indian Children and Their Guardians Ad Litem

95 Boston University Law Review Annex 59 (2013), MSU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-19
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 04 Dec 2013
Matthew L. M. Fletcher and Kathryn E Fort
University of Michigan Law School and Michigan State University - College of Law
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Indian Child Welfare Act, guardians ad litem, Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, Supreme Court, family law, adoption law

18.

The Road to Brackeen: Defending ICWA 2013-2023

American University Law Review, Vol. 72, No. 5, 2023
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Jul 2023
Kathryn E Fort
Michigan State University - College of Law
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Indian Child Welfare Act, litigation, Supreme Court, Haaland v. Brackeen, child welfare, family regulation systems

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After Brackeen: Funding Tribal Systems

56 Family L. Q. 191 2022-2023
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Jul 2023 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2023
Kathryn E Fort
Michigan State University - College of Law
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Indian Child Welfare Act Annual Case Law Update and Commentary

American Indian Law Journal, Volume 6, Issue 2
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Jun 2019
Kathryn E Fort and Adrian Smith
Michigan State University - College of Law and Youth, Rights & Justice
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Indian Child Welfare Act, Family Law, Indian Law, Child Welfare, State Courts

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Statement of the Michigan State University College of Law Indigenous Law and Policy Center on the Tribal Law and Order Act (2011)

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 May 2020 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2022
University of Michigan Law School, Michigan State University - College of Law and Michigan State University College of Law
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Indian Law and Order Commission, Tribal Law and Order Act

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Indian Child Welfare Act Annual Case Law Update and Commentary 2019

8 American Indian Law Journal 2 (2020)
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 Oct 2022
Kathryn E Fort and Adrian Smith
Michigan State University - College of Law and Youth, Rights & Justice
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Indian Child Welfare Act, child welfare, child protection, Native children, Native families