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Law: Adoption Case / "Baby Veronica" / Lawyer Interview #1036497

CNN Evening News for Friday, Jan 04, 2013
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(Studio: Sanjay Gupta) The decision by the Supreme Court to hear the case of "Baby Veronica," who was returned to her biological father, Dusten†† Brown, from her adoptive parents, Matt and Melanie Capobianco††, noted; photos and video shown; details given about the federal law calling for Indian children to be adopted by Native American families. Earlier interview held with Capobianco family attorney Paul Clement about the Supreme Court decision to hear the case. [CLEMENT - says we were surprised the court took this case; explains the intent of the Indian Child Welfare Act and how this case is different with the child have no direct connection to Native American land through her mother or the tribe; notes the 1989 case ruling by the Supreme Court.]
Gupta, Sanjay

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