Friday, September 26, 2014

NILL added new content to 7 Indian Law Bulletins on 9/26

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* U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.html
Petition for certiorari was filed in Friends of Amador County V. Jewel (sovereign immunity, federal recognition)
See also, the Tribal Supreme Court Project Update Memoranda for September 24, 2014 at:
http://sct.narf.org/articlesupdates.html


* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2014cta.html
Wildearth Guardians v. EPA (Clean Air Act, tribal power plants)
  
* United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2014dct.html
Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation v. Corps of Engineers (statute of limitations, off-reservation lands)

* News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.htm
In the "Fiduciary Duty" section, we feature an article on a large trust fund settlement for the Navajo Nation.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2014alr.html
We feature an article about taking a critical view of culture in the whaling debate.

* Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2014fr.html
We feature a Bureau of Indian Education announcement of an Advisory Board for Exceptional Children meeting in Washington, DC. The purpose of the meeting is to meet the mandates of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 for Indian children with disabilities.

* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/113_uslegislation.html
One bill passed and was sent to the President: H.R.3043 -Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act of 2013

Friday, September 19, 2014

NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 9/19

Supreme Court building
* U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.html
Petition for certiorari was filed in Hicks v. Hudson Insurance Company (sovereign immunity, insurance) on 9/3/14.

* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2014cta.html
Chemehuevi Indian Tribe v. Jewell (tribe's assignment of land to members)
  
* State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2014state.html
Cases featured:
Native Village of Tununak v. State, Dept. of Health & Social Services, Office of Children's Services (Indian Child Welfare Act, placement)

* News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.htm
One of the articles featured: "Law prof files FCC complaint over use of NFL team's 'r-word' name."

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2014alr.html
We feature an article about the report from the Indian Law & Order Commission regarding making Native America safer.

* Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2014fr.html
We feature a proposed rule from the Department of Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, relating to funding for tribally controlled colleges.

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.