September 26, 2016

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/26

U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2016-2017update.html
The Tribal Supreme Court Update Memoranda of September 21, 2016, the project's website

News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
In the Sacred Places section, we feature a couple of articles about the status of historic massacre sites.

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2016lr.html
These articles were added:
Case comment: Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, 133 S.Ct. 2552.
The saga continues: the Redskins, Blackhorse, and the future of Native American trademarks in sports.
Human rights, Indigenous Peoples, and the pursuit of justice.
Chevron and Blackfeet: the battle for deference in the Sixth Circuit.

U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2016fr.html
We feature a proposed rule of the Department of Interior relating to appraisals and valuations of Indian property.

U.S. Legislation Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/114_uslegislation.html
The following bills were added:
S.3365: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve the treatment of pension and employee benefit plans maintained by tribal governments.
H.R.6081: Moapa Band of Paiutes Land Conveyance Act.
H.R.6082: Know Your Oil Act of 2016.
H.R.6115: To fulfill the land conveyance requirements under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act for the Alaska Native Village of Canyon Village, and for other purposes.
S.Res.572: A resolution designating November 5, 2016, as National Bison Day.
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September 16, 2016

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/16

U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2016dct.html
Poarch Band of Creek Indians v. Moore (Trust Lands - Real Property Taxation)
Dakota Access, LLC v. Archambault (Temporary Restraining Order; Oil Pipeline Construction)
Efrain Hildalgo v. PA Department of Corrections (Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act - Prisoner Rights)

State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2016state.html
In re Michael V. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Application of)
Matter of M.H.C. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Transfer to Tribal Court)
In re A.B. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Application of)
In re Andrew S. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Application of)

News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
In the Land & Water section, see an article about U.S. legislation to settle water rights claims with the Hualapai Tribe in Arizona.

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2016lr.html
These articles were added:
Gambling with equal protection: Connecticut's exploitation of Mancari and the tribal gaming framework.
Traditional ecological rulemaking.
An Indigenous People's right to environmental self-determination: Native Hawaiians and the struggle against climate change devastation.

U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2016fr.html
We feature a proposed rule of the Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, on tribal transportation self-governance program.

U.S. Legislation Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/114_uslegislation.html
The following bills were added:
S.3343: A bill to authorize the Attorney General to provide a grant to assist Federal, State, tribal, and local law enforcement agencies in the rapid recovery of missing individuals.
H.R.6028: Repealing Existing Substandard Provisions Encouraging Conciliation with Tribes (RESPECT) Act.
S.2848: Water Resources Development Act of 2016.
S.3254: Spearfish Canyon and Bismarck Lake Land Exchange Act.
H.R.5556: Great Bend of the Gila National Monument Establishment Act.
H.R.5780: Utah Public Lands Initiative Act.
H.R.5984: Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians Water Rights Settlement Act.
H.R.6060: To provide for the equitable settlement of certain Indian land disputes regarding land in Illinois, and for other purposes.

September 9, 2016

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/9

U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2016cta.html
Meyers v. Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin (Tribal Sovereign Immunity; Fair and Accurate Transaction Act)

U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2016dct.html
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Dakota Access Pipeline; Injunctions)
Stand Up for California! v. U.S. Department of the Interior (Land Into Trust; Gaming)

State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2016state.html
In re Estate of Colombe (Comity; Probate)

News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
We feature articles on the latest developments relating to the Dakota Access Pipeline project. In the Recognition & Enrollment section, we feature an article about the U.S. House committee scheduled markup on a federal recognition bill.

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2016lr.html
These articles were added:
President Nixon's Indian law legacy: a counterstory.
Principles of International law that support claims of Indian tribes to water resources.
Crime and governance in Indian Country.
Recentering tribal criminal jurisdiction.
Tribal sovereignty, tribal court legitimacy, and public defense.
The double-edged sword of sovereignty by the barrel: how Native nations can wield environmental justice in the fight against the harms of fracking.

U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2016fr.html
The Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, announces tribal consultation meetings regarding the Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007.

U.S. Legislation Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/114_uslegislation.html
Two new bills were added:
S.3293: A bill to require the Secretary of the Interior to transfer to the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation investment income held in certain funds.
S.3300: A bill to approve the settlement of water rights claims of the Hualapai Tribe and certain allottees in the State of Arizona, to authorize construction of a water project relating to those water rights claims, and for other purposes.