By Diamond Naga Siu (October 6, 2021, 8:11 PM EDT) — Ohio and the Project on Fair Representation each urged the U.S. Supreme Court to hear petitions on the Indian Child Welfare Act’s constitutionality after the Fifth Circuit upheld and overturned parts of a lower court decision that found the law unconstitutional.
A Texas federal judge in October 2018 ruled in a summary judgment that the ICWA was unconstitutionally race-based and gave tribes too much power over states to decide how to implement it in adoption and custody cases. The Fifth Circuit overturned the decision, but a lengthy en banc decision by 16 judges of the appellate court later upheld some of…
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Justice Sureshwar Thakur has been transferred to the Punjab and Haryana high court from the Himachal high court The Centre on Monday notified transfer of justice Rajan Gupta, the senior-most judge after the chief justice at Punjab and Haryana high court, to the Patna high court. Justice Sureshwar Thakur has been transferred to the Punjab […]
Two new judges of the Delhi High Court were sworn in on Monday, taking the working strength of the court to 31 against a sanctioned strength of 60. Chief Justice D.N. Patel administered the oath of office to Justices Yashwant Varma and Chandra Dhari Singh, who were transferred to Delhi from the Allahabad High Court. […]
Our Correspondent Nurpur, October 11 The Kangra district private schools’ association (affiliated with the HP Board of School Education) has taken strong exception to the government authorities’ pressure on them to clear outstanding dues related to private buses stranded on the school premises in the wake of the pandemic since March 2020. Jaswant Dhadwal, president […]