Friday, September 12, 2014

NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 9/11

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* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2014cta.html
Thlopthlocco Tribal Town v. Stidham (tribal election dispute, jurisdiction)
  
* United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2014dct.html
Cases featured:
Idaho v. Coeur D'Alene Tribe (gaming compact, types of gambling)
Seminole Tribe of Florida v. Florida Dep't of Revenue (state taxation)
Chamblin v. Greene (jurisdiction, Indian Civil Rights Act)

* State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2014state.html
Cases featured:
In re N.L. and M.L. (Termination of parental rights, Indian Child Welfare Act)
Westmoreland Resources v. Dep't of Revenue (Resource Indemnity Trust and Ground Water Assessment Tax)
West v. Dep't of Licensing (Public Records Act, fuel tax payments to tribes)

* News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.htm
In the "Environment & Energy" section, we feature an article on tribal concern over uranium mines in the Black Hills.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2014alr.html 
We feature an article that surveys the history of U.S./tribal relations. Help locating articles is available from NILL.

* Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2014fr.html
We feature a notice from the Department of Agriculture on a meeting of The Council for Native American Farming and Ranching.

Friday, September 5, 2014

NILL added new content to 4 Indian Law Bulletins on 9/05

* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2014cta.html
Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin v. United States (breach of self-determination contract, U.S. Health & Human Services)
  
* United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2014dct.html
Cases featured:
Burley v. Onewest Bank (foreclosure, tribal property)

Land Buy Back Program logo* News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.htm
In the "Land & Water" section, we feature an article on U.S. government buy-back offers on Indian lands.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2014alr.html 
We added 9 new articles this week including one relating to cultural competency for genetic researchers who wish to study Native Americans.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Arizona Conference on Energy and Mineral Development in Indian Country

The Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation will host a Special Institute on Energy and Mineral Development in Indian Country in Tucson, AZ on November 6-7, 2014. The conference is divided into three parts: Setting the Stage; The Legal Landscape; and Doing the Deal. Sessions are scheduled on topics such as tribal management of resources, dispute resolution, renewable energy, and finance & lending. Speakers include representatives from government, academia, private law firms and tribes.  For more information on the conference, please see the conference brochure or visit the RMMLF website.