January 23, 2015

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/23

drawing of gavel
* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2015cta.html
Rancheria v. Jewell (land into trust; gaming)

* State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2015state.html
Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of South Florida v. Bermudez (taxation; court fees)

* United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2015dct.html
Housing Authority of Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone Indians v. United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act; funding regulations)
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma v. Occidental Fire and Casualty Company of North Carolina (sovereign immunity, insurance)

* News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.htm
We are sharing 26 stories this week including one in the Recognition & Enrollment section on the best path to sovereignty for Native Hawaiians. 

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2015alr.html
One of the three articles in this update includes one on sovereign immunity and the In Match–E–Be–Nash–She–Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians v. Patchak case.

January 16, 2015

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/16

* U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.htmlSee the Tribal Supreme Court Project's Update Memoranda for January 15, 2015.

* State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2015state.htmlKitras v. Town of Aquinnah (Easement; Real Property; Tradition and Custom)

* United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2014dct.htmlWalker River Paiute Tribe v. U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (Native American Housing Assistance and Self–Determination Act; Funding)
Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Community of Oregon v. Jewell (Land into Trust)

* News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.htmIn the Tribal Jurisdiction section, we feature an article about Alaska tribes moving closer to parity with other federally recognized tribes.

* Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2015fr.html
One of the items included is a notice of the Bureau of Indian Affairs regarding their revised list of federally recognized tribes.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2015alr.html
We feature scholarship on eagle feather rules and on bringing a human rights claim to the United Nations regarding climate change.

January 12, 2015

NILL added new content to the U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin on 1/11

Supreme Court building
* U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.html
Petition for certiorari was filed in Wisconsin v. Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin (enforcement of judgment, tribal hunting regulation) on 1/07/15 and petition was denied in Seminole Tribe of Florida v. Florida Dept. of Revenue (sovereign immunity) on 1/11/15.