Kathryn (Kate) E. Fort is the Director of Clinics at Michigan State University College of Law and runs the Indian Law Clinic, where she teaches the Clinic class and other classes in federal Indian law. In 2015, she started the Indian Child Welfare Act Appellate Project, which represents tribes in complex ICWA litigation across the country. She is the author of American Indian Children and the Law, published by Carolina Academic Press. Prof. Fort has written articles on laches and land claims and has researched and written extensively on the Indian Child Welfare Act. Her publications include articles in the Harvard Public Health Review, George Mason Law Review, Saint Louis University Law Journal, and American Indian Law Review. She co-edited Facing the Future: The Indian Child Welfare Act at 30 with Profs. Wenona T. Singel and Matthew L.M. Fletcher (Michigan State University Press 2009). She contributes to the popular and influential Indian law blog, TurtleTalk. Prof. Fort is a popular guest lecturer and speaker at conferences, trainings, and law school classes around the country.
Presenting in the following sessions:
Nov 9, 2023
Decisions, Decisions Part I: The 2022 Term
10:30 AM-12:00 PM
1.5 CLE Credits
This panel will discuss the three Indian law cases the Supreme Court decided in the 2022 term, focusing on the themes across the cases. The panel will focus heavily on Haaland v. Brackeen, the case affirming the constitutionality Indian Child Welfare Act and its implications moving forward...