Media Coverage

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Veronica, Lowcountry’s Child
Post & Courier – July 19, 2013

ADDITIONAL MEDIA COVERAGE
Judge in Baby Veronica Case Says Mediation Underway
Tulsa World – September 20, 2013

Negotiations Continue in Baby Veronica Case, Settlement Judge Says
Tulsa World – September 19, 2013

Parents in Court for Third Day in Baby Veronica Case
Tulsa World – September 19, 2013

Baby Veronica Update: Both Sides Spend Several Hours in Court
Tulsa World – September 17, 2013

Another Hearing Over Veronica’s Custody
FOX 23 News – September 16, 2013

Veronica Custody Case Moves to Tulsa Courtroom
Tulsa World – September 16, 2013

Supreme Court’s Ruling in Baby Veronica Case Leads to More Legal Wrangling Over Adoption
The Washington Post – September 15, 2013

Judge Orders Veronica to Court
Muskogee Phoenix – September 5, 2013

Dusten Brown Released from Custody
Tulsa World – September 5, 2013

Dusten Brown Appears at Sequoyah County Courthouse, Promptly Released on Bail
News 2 OK – September 5, 2013

Fallin Signs Extradition Order for Dusten Brown
Tulsa World – September 4, 2013

State of South Carolina and Nikki Haley submit Amicus Brief to OK Supreme Court
ABC News 4 – September 3, 2013

Baby Veronica Case: Oklahoma Supreme Court Blocks Nowata Court Ruling to Transfer Custody
Tulsa World – September 3, 2013

Dusten Brown asks Oklahoma Supreme Court to Block Judge’s Order in Baby Veronica Case
Tulsa World – August 31, 2013

Biological Father of Baby Veronica Files Appeal with Oklahoma Supreme Court
Tulsa World – August 30, 2013

Nowata County Hearing Held in ‘Baby Veronica’ Custody Battle
News On 6 Oklahoma – August 30, 2013

Baby Veronica Case: Court Hearings End, Mediation Agreement Filed
Tulsa World – August 16, 2013

Capobiancos Hold Press Conference in Oklahoma, Expert Wants Meeting with Brown
News 2 Charleston – August 14, 2013

Custody Battle Continues Despite Ruling by Justices
NY Times – August 13, 2013

Birth Father Arrested in ‘Baby Veronica’ Adoption Fight
CNN News – August 13, 2013

Charleston Sheriff: ‘Everything he does is a continuing felony.’
ABC News 4 Charleston – August 12, 2013

Capobiancos Say They Consider Veronica “A Captive” and Vow to Travel to Oklahoma Today to Get Her Unless Law Enforcement Acts
Post & Courier – August 12, 2013

Veronica’s Birth Father Expected to Attend Tribal Court’s Emergency Hearing as Authorities Seek Arrest
Post & Courier – August 11, 2013

Brown, Birth Father of Veronica, Wanted for Arrest by Charleston County Sheriff
Post & Courier – August 10, 2013

Solicitor Talks of ‘Unusual and Rare’ Role in Veronica Adoption; Sheriff Addresses Case
Post & Courier – August 9, 2013

Speed-up of ‘Baby Veronica’ Transfer
SCOTUS Blog – August 6, 2013

Judge Orders Veronica’s Prompt Transfer, Asks for Prosecutors’ Help After Father Misses Visit
Post & Courier – August 5, 2013

U.S. Supreme Court Denies Birth Father’s Request to Halt Veronica’s Adoption
Post & Courier – August 2, 2013

Challenge to Child’s Adoption Fails
SCOTUS Blog – August 2, 2013

‘Baby Veronica’ Adoption Ordered
SCOTUS Blog – August 1, 2013

Veronica’s Father Vows Not to Comply with Adoption Order That Harms Daughter
Post & Courier – July 31, 2013

Plan Calls for 7 Days of Transition for Baby Veronica to Return to Adoptive Parents
Tulsa World – July 30, 2013

Family Court hearing in South Carolina
Tulsa World – Michael Overall – July 28, 2013

S.C. Court Orders ‘Baby Veronica’ Adoption Finalized
NPR – Nina Totenberg – July 24, 2013

‘Baby Veronica’ Adoption Finalized
SCOTUS Blog – July 24, 2013

Parents at Odds; 1 Little Girl in the Middle: The Mother’s Story
Tulsa World – July 24, 2013

Therapists Ponder ‘What’s Best for Veronica’
Post & Courier – July 21, 2013

South Carolina Court Sides with Adoptive Parents in Baby Veronica Case
Tulsa World – July 18, 2013

Baby Veronica Coming Back to Charleston, SC’s High Court Says
Post & Courier – July 17, 2013

‘Baby Veronica’ Adoption Allowed
SCOTUS Blog – July 17, 2013

State Supreme Court orders Veronica adoption finalized
ABC News 4 – July 17, 2013

State Court Awards American Indian Child to South Carolina Couple
News OK – July 17, 2013

Baby Veronica’s Mother: She Belongs with Adoptive Parents
Post & Courier – July 16, 2013

Father, Other Oklahoma Relatives File to Adopt Baby Veronica as James Island Couple Seek Adoption OK
Post & Courier – July 8, 2013

Supreme Court Hastens Baby Veronica Case
Tulsa World – July 1, 2013

Drama Over Baby Veronica Goes On (UPDATED)
SCOTUS Blog – June 27, 2013

Justices Say Law Doesn’t Require Child to Be Returned to Her Indian Father
New York Times – Dan Frosch and Timothy Williams – June 25, 2013

Supreme Court Rules Against Oklahoma Man in Cherokee Adoption Case
News OK – June 25, 2013

Supreme Court Rules 5-4 to Reverse ‘Baby Veronica’ Decision
Tulsa World – June 25, 2013

Custody Battle for Baby Veronica Continues After Supreme Court Sides with James Island Family
Post & Courier – June 25, 2013

Veronica Could Make History
Post & Courier – January 13, 2013

Supreme Court to Hear American Indian Baby Adoption Case
Tulsa World – Jan 4, 2013

Couple ordered to hand back toddler because of tribal rights
Daily Mail UK – Dec. 25, 2012

Case Pits Adoptive Parents Against Tribal Rights
NY Times – Adam Liptak – Dec. 25, 2012

Supreme court could see Baby Veronica case involving Indian Child Welfare Act
AC360 and CNN – Randi Kaye – Nov. 30, 2012

Baby Veronica case may head to US Supreme Court
Washington Times – Andrea Poe – Nov. 26, 2012

Baby Veronica Guardian ad Litem files petition with U.S. Supreme Court
Charleston City Paper – Sam Spence – Nov. 1, 2012

James Island couple appeals child-custody case to Supreme Court
WCSC Channel 5 (CBS) – Oct. 5, 2012

Save Veronica Case Appealed to US Supreme Court
WCIV Channel 4 (ABC) – Oct. 5, 2012

Broken Home: The Save Veronica Story
Charleston City Paper – Sept. 26, 2012

Children’s welfare should trump group rights
Philanthropy Daily – Sept. 24, 2012

Adoption case from long ago brings lessons for one now
Star Tribune – Sept. 5, 2012

South Carolina Supreme Court denies rehearing custody case
Muskogee Phoenix – Aug. 24, 2012

South Carolina Supreme Court Permits Biological Father to Take 2-Year-Old From Her Adoptive Parents
Huffington Post Blog – Aug. 23, 2012

State Supreme Court Denies Request To Rehear Baby Veronica Custody Case
Newson6.com – Aug. 23, 2012

Court denies rehearing in custody battle over Indian Child Welfare Act
Post and Courier – Aug. 23, 2012

Reader takes issue with Indian Child Welfare Act
Bartlesville Examiner Enterprise – Aug. 3, 2012

Areva Martin discussing ruling on Veronica’s case
Areva Martin – CNN/AC360 – July 31, 2012

Some different talking points for the Indian Child Welfare Act
Johnston Moore – The Oklahoman – July 27, 2012

South Carolina Supreme Court Upholds Reuniting Adopted Girl With Bartlesville Father
Newson6.com Tulsa, Oklahoma – July 27, 2012

Veronica case too daunting even for D.C. lawmakers
Channel 2 WCBD – July 27, 2012

South Carolina Supreme Court agrees with return of native American child
Tulsa World – July 27, 2012

SC Supreme Court upholds adopted tot’s return to father
WIS – Columbia, SC – July 27, 2012

Adoptive Parents shut out of Veronica’s life
ABC News 4 – Charleston, SC – July 26, 2012

Veronica may not be saved
ABC News 4 – Charleston, SC – July 26, 2012

Baby Veronica will stay with father in OK
Fox 23 – Tulsa, Oklahoma – July 26, 2012

S.C. Supreme Court says Baby Veronica must stay with biological father
Glenn Smith – Post and Courier – July 26, 2012

Oklahoma Toddler’s Future In Hands Of South Carolina Court
Russell Hulstine with NewsOn6.com – May 15, 2012

Tribal adoption case’s impact could be far-reaching
Michael Overall with Tulsa World – Apr. 19, 2012

Family hopeful Supreme Court will bring Veronica home
Eric Egan WCIV Channel 4 (ABC) – Apr. 17, 2012

Cherokee adoption battle in South Carolina high court
Harriet McLeod with Reuters – Apr. 17, 2012

SC Supreme Court to hear American Indian child custody case
Eric Egan with WCIV Channel 4 (ABC) – Apr. 16, 2012

Veronica custody battle heads to S.C. Supreme Court on Tuesday and local supporters plan event for today
Allyson Bird with The Post and Courier – Apr. 15, 2012

Fundraiser hopes to help ‘Save Veronica’
WCIV News 4 (ABC) – Apr. 15, 2012

Court to hear Veronica adoption case April 17
Allyson Bird with The Post and Courier – Mar. 16, 2012

Custody case pits girl’s father against adoptive parents
The State – Mar. 16, 2012

The Law of Compassion Versus the Law of the Land: The Custody Case of Veronica Capobianco
Alice Cablayan with The Huffington Post – Feb. 23, 2012

Anderson Cooper and Areva Martin discuss how the Indian Child Welfare Act sent a baby back to her biological father
AC360 – Feb. 21, 2012

Adoption Custody Battle for Veronica
Randi Kaye with Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN) – Feb. 21, 2012

Veronica-case documents sealed
Allyson Bird with The Post and Courier – Feb. 8, 2012

Flowers, cupcakes for Valentine’s Day will help ‘Save Veronica’
WCIV Channel 4 (ABC) – Feb. 8, 2012

Emotional adoption case may weigh state, fed law
Bruce Smith (Associated Press) – Feb. 5, 2012

Fighting for Veronica: Lowcountry offers support for Capobiancos
Allyson Bird with The Post and Courier – Jan. 30, 2012

‘Save Veronica’ effort hold candlelight event in Charleston
Haley Hernandez with WCBD Channel 2 (NBC) – Jan. 28, 2012

Supporters gather at West Ashley coffee shop to ‘Save Veronica’
Allyson Bird with The Post and Courier – Jan. 28, 2012

Oklahoma family posts ‘Save Veronica’ fliers during trip to Charleston
Allyson Bird with The Post and Courier – Jan. 28, 2012

Savage Report Part 1  |   Part 2   |   Part 3
The Savage Report on Comcast C2 – Jan. 27, 2012

Local Hosts Save Veronica Fundraiser Saturday
West Ashley Patch.com – Jan. 27, 2012

Buy a bracelet to help ‘Save Veronica’
WCIV Channel 4 (ABC) – Jan. 25, 2012

20,000 want to ‘Save Veronica’
Allyson Bird with The Post and Courier – Jan. 25, 2012

Save Veronica organization delivers petition to lawmakers
Haley Hernandez with WCBD Channel 2 (NBC) – Jan. 24, 2012

Save Veronica petition delivered to governor’s, lawmakers’ offices
Allyson Bird with The Post and Courier – Jan. 24, 2012

20,000 sign petition for custody battle over adopted girl
Eric Egan with WCIV Channel 4 (ABC) – Jan. 24, 2012

ICWA law at center of adoption controversy
Adam Paluka with Fox23 Tulsa, OK – Jan. 23, 2012

South Carolina family loses adopted daughter to Indian law
Sasha Keen with Danville Family Examiner – Jan. 21, 2012

Dr. Swenson Discusses SC Adoption Case
Fox LA – Jan. 20, 2012

SC Supreme Court to hear case involving Indian Child Welfare Act
Haley Hernandez with WCBD Channel 2 (NBC) – Jan. 17, 2012

Custody fight over former Oklahoma infant moves to South Carolina high court
Russell Hulstine with KOTV (NBC) NewsOn6.com – Jan. 17, 2012

Court To Hear Oklahoma Adoption Case – Adoptive Parents Want Girl Returned To Them
KOCO Channel 5 – Jan. 17, 2012

State Supreme Court will hear Veronica custody case
Allyson Bird with The Post and Courier – Jan. 14, 2012

Good Day LA – Discussion: South Carolina Adoption Battle
Robin Sax and Stacey Doss with FoxLA on Good Day LA – Jan. 12, 2012

Young girl taken by biological father 2 years after adoption
Megyn Kelly with Fox News – Jan. 11, 2012

Adoption battle could bring long-term damage
Eric Egan with WCIV Channel 4 (NBC) – Jan. 9, 2012

Charleston couple’s fight for adopted daughter attracts supporters
Joel Allen with WPDE Channel 15 (Myrtle Beach) – Jan. 9, 2012

Decades-old federal act removes 2-year-old girl from only family she’s known, but was that the law’s intent?
Allyson Bird with The Post and Courier – Jan. 9, 2012

Indian family protection law central to emotional custody battle
KTVQ (Billings, Montana) – Jan. 8, 2012

Native American roots trump in adoption battle over toddler
Harriot McLeod – Reuters – Jan. 8, 2012

Indian family protection law central to emotional custody battle
George Howell and Greg Botelho at CNN News Headquarters – Jan. 7, 2012

Adoption controversy
George Howell and Don Lemon at CNN News Headquarters – Jan. 7, 2012

Local repair shop joins fight to ‘Save Veronica’
Dean Stephens with Channel 4 WCIV (NBC) – Jan. 6, 2012

Interview with Dr. Cindy Swenson, child psychologist about Veronica’s transfer
Kickin’ Country 92.5 Charlie James & the Breakfast Gang – Jan. 5, 2012

Cherokee Nation Defends Federal Law In Multi-State Child Custody Battle
Lacie Lowry with Channel 6 KOTV (NBC) – Jan. 5, 2012

Oklahoma Adoption Case Sparks National Campaign
Channel 6 KOTV (NBC) – Jan. 5, 2012

SC couple fights for custody of adopted child
Adam Paluka with Channel 23 KOKI (FOX) – Jan. 4, 2012

Couple battles with Native American Tribe Over Adoption
Sydney Cummings with Channel 19 WLTX (CBS) – Jan. 4, 2012

Birth mom explains adoption decision
Allyson Bird with The Post and Courier – Jan. 4, 2012

Couple will fight for adopted daughter’s return
Eric Egan with Channel 4 WCIV (ABC) – Jan. 2, 2012

Couple forced to give up daughter
Allyson Bird with The Post Courier (Front Page) – Jan. 1, 2012

James Island family turns over 2-year-old girl following court order
Allyson Bird with The Post and Courier – Dec. 31, 2011