Kathryn E Fort

Michigan State University - College of Law

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648 N. Shaw Lane

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East Lansing, MI 48824-1300

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Scholarly Papers (19)

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
Michigan State University - College of Law, 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
Michigan State University - College of Law and Michigan State University - College of Law
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tribal official immunity, Ex parte Young, official immunity

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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
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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

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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
Michigan State University - College of Law, Michigan State University - College of Law and Michigan State University College of Law
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Indian Country, tribal criminal jurisdiction, intergovernmental agreements

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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

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
Michigan State University - College of Law 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.

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

13.

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
Michigan State University - College of Law, 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

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
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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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 affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Indian Child Welfare Act, Child Welfare, Family Law, Indian Law, Tribal Law

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Brief for Indian Law and Policy Professors as Amici Curiae Supporting Petitioner in United States v. Cooley

U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21-23
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2021
Mitchell Hamline School of Law, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, Stanford Law School, University of Connecticut School of Law, University of Tulsa College of Law, Stetson University - College of Law, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Michigan State University - College of Law, Suffolk University Law School, Vermont Law School, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Colorado Law School, University of New Mexico - School of Law, Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, University of Idaho, College of Law, University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law, University of Connecticut - School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, Hamline University - School of Law, The George Washington University Law School, Harvard Law School, Alexander Blewitt III School of Law, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, University of South Dakota School of Law, Georgia State Law School/Middle East Studies Center, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and University of South Carolina School of Law
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Tribal Law, Indian Law, Indian Policy, Criminal Law, Policing, Sovereignty, Federal Law, Amicus Brief

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
Michigan State University - College of Law 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

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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 affiliation not provided to SSRN
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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
Michigan State University - College of Law, 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