April 16, 2015

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 4/16

* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2015cta.html
Schaghitoke Tribal Nation v. Kent School Corp. Inc. (Indian Nonintercourse Act; Lands)

* State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2015state.html
Elk Mountain Ski Resort, Inc. v. Workers Compensation Appeal Board (Common-law Marriage, Workers Compensation)

* United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2015dct.html
Auga Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians v. Coachella Valley Water District (Indian Water Rights - Groundwater)
Southcentral Foundation v. Roubideaux (Indian Health Service - Self-governance Contracts)

* News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
In the Sacred Sites section, we feature an article about a ruling anticipated in the latest appeal over sacred Medicine Lake.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2015lr.html
We feature eight articles this week, three of which deal with tribes and climate change.

* Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2015fr.html
We include an adopted rule relating to the Environment Protection Agency's approval of a tribal implementation plan and designation of air quality planning area.

* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/114_uslegislation.html
We added 1 new bill:
S.784: Unrecognized Southeast Alaska Native Communities Recognition and Compensation Act

April 3, 2015

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 4/03


Supreme Court building

* U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.html
Petition for certiorari was file on March 23, 2015 in Oklahoma v. Hobia (Indian Gaming; Tribal Lands)

* State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2015state.html
Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida v. Lewis (Intra-tribal Dispute; Jurisdiction)

* United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2015dct.html
Upstate Citizens for Equality, Inc. v.  Jewell (Indian Reorganization Act; Land Rights)

* News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
In the Land & Water section, we feature an article about a legal dispute in California over tribal rights to an aquifer.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2015lr.html
In this week's update, we feature several articles form the Federal Bar Association's Federal Lawyer journal.

* Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2015fr.html
We feature a notice of the Department of Health and Human Services regarding title IV-E and the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System.

* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/114_uslegislation.html
We added 5 new bills:
S.308: Keep the Promise Act of 2015
H.R.360: Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Reauthorization Act of 2015
S.35: Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians Restoration Act of 2015
S.465: Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2015
H.R.533: To revoke the charter of incorporation of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma at the request of that tribe, and for other purposes

March 27, 2015

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 3/27

* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2015cta.html
Crow Tribal Housing Authority v. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996; Block Grants)

* State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2015state.html
State of Washington v. Shale (Jurisdiction; Sex Offender Registration)
In re Spears (Indian Child Welfare Act - Transfer of Proceedings)
Sylvia L. v. State of Alaska (Indian Child Welfare Act - Termination of Parental Rights)

* United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2015dct.html
Mishewal Wappo v. Jewell (Termination of Recognized Tribes; Statute of Limitations)
Yakama and Umatilla v. United States Fish and Wildlife Service (National Historic Preservation Act; Sacred Sites)

* News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
In the Tribal Government section, we feature an article about the Navajo Nation soon to enact the country's first-ever junk-food tax.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2015lr.html
We feature an article relating to resolving the Sioux Nation Black Hills land dispute.

* Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2015fr.html
We feature a notice from the Department of Justice on pilot projects for tribal jurisdiction over domestic violence and a Bureau of Indian Affairs proposed rule on Indian Child Welfare Act implementation.

* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/114_uslegislation.html
3 bills were added:
S.184: Oregon Coastal Land Act
S.501: New Mexico Navajo Water Settlement Technical Corrections Act
S.871: A bill to provide for the addition of certain real property to the reservation of the Siletz Tribe in the State of Oregon