Friday, October 10, 2014

NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 10/10

* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2014cta.html
United States v. Bryant (uncounselled tribal court domestic abuse convictions, domestic abuse)
Inetianbor v. Cashcall, Inc. (arbitration agreement, defamation)
Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians v. NY State Dep't of Financial Services (Internet loans, Commerce Clause)
United States v. Lummi Nation (treaty fishing rights, case doctrine)
Haight v. Thompson (Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act, Prison Litigation Reform Act)

* United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2014dct.html
San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority v. Jewell (water rights, Flow Augmentation releases)

* State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2014state.html
Stop the Casino 101 Coalition v. Brown (validity of tribal-state gaming compact)
C.F. v. The Superior Court (application of Indian Child Welfare Act)
In re M.S. (Indian Child Welfare Act, notice, active efforts)
In re Francisco D. (child custody, abuse and neglect)

* News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.htm
In the Voting section, we feature an article about the struggle for voting rights in South Dakota .

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2014alr.html
We feature an article about Indigenous peoples' rights to sacred sites and traditional cultural properties and the role of consultation and free, prior, and informed consent.

* Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2014fr.html
We feature proposed rules of the Department of Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, regarding rights-of-way on Indian lands.

Monday, October 6, 2014

NILL added new content to the U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin on 10/06

Supreme Court building
* U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.html
Petition for certiorari was denied in Yowell v. Abbey (tribal cattle grazing rights) and Marcussen v. Burwell (enforcement of federal laws in state courts) on 10/06/14.

Friday, October 3, 2014

NILL added new content to all 8 Indian Law Bulletins on 10/03

* U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.html
Petition for certiorari was filed in Seminole Tribe of Florida v. Florida Dept. of Revenue (sovereign immunity, taxation) on 9/25/14.

* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2014cta.html
United States v. Bryant (uncounselled tribal court domestic abuse convictions, domestic abuse)
EEOC v. Peabody Western Coal Company (tribal hiring preference)
King Mountain Tobacco Company, INC. v. McKenna (state escrow statute)

* United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2014dct.html
Estate of Gonzales v. Brown (tribal police conduct)
Bettor Racing, Inc. v. National Indian Gaming Commission (National Indian Gaming Commission order)
Cowart v. Allen (correctional facility policies, religious freedom)

* State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2014state.html
Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians v. Brown (Indian gaming, "public agency")
Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of South Florida v. Bermudez (tribal liability, vehicular accident)

Bull bison * News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.htm
In the Intergovernmental section, we feature an article about the Buffalo Restoration Treaty signed by American Indian tribes and First Nations.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2014alr.html
We feature an article relating to the experience of Maine's Native American tribes under the Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act of 1980.

* Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2014fr.html
We feature a Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, notice about a tribal consultation meeting on Head Start.

* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/113_uslegislation.html
One bill was presented to the President for his signature: S.1818: Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe - Fish Springs Ranch Settlement Act.