August 18, 2016

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/18

U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2016cta.html
United States v. Lasley (Sentencing - Guidelines to Major Crimes Act)

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U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2016dct.html
Frank's Landing Indian Community v. National Indian Gaming Commission (Indian Gaming Regulatory Act - Indian Tribes Eligible for Gaming)
Pakootas v. Teck Cominco Metals, LTD (Regulation of Air Pollution)

State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2016state.html
Gila River Indian Community v. Department of Child Safety (Indian Child Welfare Act - Transfer to Tribal Court)

News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
In the Land & Water section, we feature an article on the Alaska land-into-trust battle.

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2016lr.html
These articles were added:
Implementing and defending the Indian Child Welfare Act through revised State requirements.
Indian treaty fishing rights and the environment: affirming the right to habitat  protection and restoration.
Cannabis on tribal lands: an alternative to Michigan regulation of marijuana?
The crown lands trust: who were, who are, the beneficiaries?

U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2016fr.html
The Bureau of Indian Affairs published a rule on the leasing of Osage Reservation lands for oil and gas mining.

August 11, 2016

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/11


Ute of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation flag

U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2016cta.html
Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation v. Myton (Reservation Boundaries)
Bodi v. Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians (Tribal Sovereign Immunity - Waiver)

U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2016dct.html
North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians of California v. State of California (Gaming Compacts - Good Faith Negotiations)
James Raymond Acres v. Blue Lake Rancheria Tribal Court (Jurisdiction - Exhaustion of Tribal Court Remedies)
Jamul Action Committee v Jonodev Chaudhuri (Indian Lands Eligible for Gaming)
Tanner-Brown v. Jewell (Class Actions; Fiduciary Duties; Standing)

News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
In the Environment & Energy section, we feature some articles on tribes impacting the fossil fuel industry and policy on climate change.

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2016lr.html
These articles were added:
Protecting tribal skies: why Indian tribes possess the sovereign authority to regulate tribal airspace.
A starving culture: Alaskan Native Villages fight to use traditional hunting and fishing grounds.
Federal statutory responsibility and the mental health crisis among American Indians.
Lessons learned: avoiding the hardships of tribal mineral leasing in the development of Oklahoma tribal wind energy.
Nothing personal (or subject matter) about it: jurisdictional risk as an impetus for non-tribal opt-outs from tribal economies, and the need for administrative response.
The Great Sioux Nation v. the "Black Snake": Native American rights and the Keystone XL pipeline.
Indigenous issues under the European Convention of Human Rights, reflected in an inter-American mirror.
Mexican energy reform, climate change, and energy justice in Indigenous communities.
Sovereignty and Indigenous Peoples in North America.
California's REDD rubberstamp: avoiding constitutional concerns, but at what cost?

U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2016fr.html
The Bureau of Indian affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, announces a scheduled meeting of the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children to meet the mandates of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 for Indian children with disabilities.

August 5, 2016

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/5


The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde logo

U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2015-2016update.html
Petition for certiorari was filed on 7/13/16 in Jones v. Norton (Wrongful Death)

U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2016cta.html
United States v. Lamott (Violence Against Women Act)
United States v. Alvirez (Crimes - Indian Status)
Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Community of Oregon v. Jewell (Land into Trust; Recognized Indian Tribe under Federal Jurisdiction)

U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2016dct.html
Brakebill v. Jaeger (Voting Rights - ID Requirements)
Littlefield v. Department of Interior (Land into Trust - Federal Acquisition)
Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians v. Snyder (Reservation Diminishment)

State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2016state.html
Findleton v. Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians (Sovereign Immunity - Construction Contracts)
Seminole Tribe of Florida v. Schinneller (Sovereign Immunity; Personal Injury - Slip and Fall)

News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
In the Economic Development and Intergovernmental sections, we feature articles about tribal marijuana businesses.

U.S. Legislation Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/114_uslegislation.html
One new bill was added:
H.R.5926: Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017. See TITLE III DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: INDIAN EDUCATION.

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2016lr.html
These articles were added:
Tribal leakage: How the curse of trust land impedes tribal economic self-sustainability.
Biagaweit: securing water from the mighty river in the Snake River Basin Adjudication.
What is the federal reserved water rights doctrine, really? Answering this question in Idaho's Snake River Basin Adjudication.

U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2016fr.html
We feature a notice from the Bureau of Census relating to tribal consultation meetings being held across the U.S. to get feedback on the 2020 census.