Conservative Activist Groups Representing Petitioners In Brackeen v. Haaland Seek To Undermine Tribal Sovereignty And Are Closely Tied To The Fossil Fuel Industry

Power and Influence
October 28, 2022

The Supreme Court Case Brackeen v. Haaland concerns the validity of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), which gives preference to Native American guardians in cases concerning the custody of Native American children.

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The Nomination of Kristen Clarke

Power and Influence
August 10, 2022

Kristen Clarke was the first black woman to be nominated to the position of Assistant Attorney General. Clarke’s nomination came the day after the Capitol Riot, and she used the events of that day to stress the importance of the incoming administration’s work: “...we will turn the page on hate and close the door on discrimination..."

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