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    Judge hears motion on Charleston couple's adoption of Baby Veronica

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    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - A family court judge has listened to an argument from the attorney for the father of a Cherokee girl, asking him to reconsider aspects of an order requiring his client to turn over More>>

    Audio recording from inside baby Veronica Supreme Court hearing Video included

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    Tuesday morning Supreme Court justices had to ask hypothetical, and meticulous questions about the federal statute at the heart of the fight for baby Veronica, the Indian Child Welfare Act. More>>

    Baby Veronica case goes to South Carolina Supreme Court Video included

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    "Save Veronica" organization protested on steps of the SC Supreme Court April 2012. More>>

    Baby Veronica New Year's Eve transition Video included

    In the middle of downtown Charleston their friends and family gave them emotional support as they prepared to hand Veronica over to her biological father and possibly never see her again. In the middle of downtown Charleston their friends and family gave them emotional support as they prepared to hand Veronica over to her biological father and possibly never see her again.
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    New Year's Eve 2011, Matt and Melanie Capobianco clutch their 2-year-old adopted daughter Veronica. More>>

    "Save Veronica" organization petitions government Video included

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    A few months after Veronica left Charleston with her biological father, thousands from around the nation sided with the adoptive couple. More>>

    Baby Veronica case primed for SCOTUS Video included

    Veronica and her adoptive parents. Veronica and her adoptive parents.
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    The court documents from the South Carolina Supreme Court hearing are released. More>>

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