March 27, 2015

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 3/27

* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2015cta.html
Crow Tribal Housing Authority v. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996; Block Grants)

* State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2015state.html
State of Washington v. Shale (Jurisdiction; Sex Offender Registration)
In re Spears (Indian Child Welfare Act - Transfer of Proceedings)
Sylvia L. v. State of Alaska (Indian Child Welfare Act - Termination of Parental Rights)

* United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2015dct.html
Mishewal Wappo v. Jewell (Termination of Recognized Tribes; Statute of Limitations)
Yakama and Umatilla v. United States Fish and Wildlife Service (National Historic Preservation Act; Sacred Sites)

* News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
In the Tribal Government section, we feature an article about the Navajo Nation soon to enact the country's first-ever junk-food tax.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2015lr.html
We feature an article relating to resolving the Sioux Nation Black Hills land dispute.

* Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2015fr.html
We feature a notice from the Department of Justice on pilot projects for tribal jurisdiction over domestic violence and a Bureau of Indian Affairs proposed rule on Indian Child Welfare Act implementation.

* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/114_uslegislation.html
3 bills were added:
S.184: Oregon Coastal Land Act
S.501: New Mexico Navajo Water Settlement Technical Corrections Act
S.871: A bill to provide for the addition of certain real property to the reservation of the Siletz Tribe in the State of Oregon

March 20, 2015

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 3/20


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* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2015cta.html
Cloverdale Rancheria v. Jewell (Federal Recognition; Self-determination Contracts)
Allen v. Smith (Disenrollment)

* State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2015state.html
Estate of Ducheneaux v. Ducheneaux (Trusts and Estates; Transfer of Trust Lands)
Estate of  C. Peters (Trusts and Estates; Jurisdiction; Tribal Lands)
Sue/perior Concrete & Paving, Inc., v. Lewiston Golf Course Corporation (Contracts; Sovereign Immunity)

* News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
In the Land & Water section, we feature an article about new U.S. legislation introduced to fix the U.S. Supreme Court Carcieri land into trust decision.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2015lr.html
We feature an article about 21st century tribal sovereignty and the U.S. Supreme Court Mille Lacs Band of Chippewa case.

* Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2015fr.html
We feature a notice from the Department of Health and Human Services regarding grant opportunites under the Tribal Management Grant program for Indian Health Services.

* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/114_uslegislation.html
Two new bills were added:
S. 710: A bill to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996, and for other purposes.
S. 732: A bill to amend the Act of June 18, 1934, to reaffirm the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to take land into trust for Indian tribes.

March 13, 2015

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 3/13


* U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.html
Petition for certiorari was denied in Stockbridge-Munsee Cmty. v. New York (Indian Land Claims; Limitation of Action) and in Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Indian Nation, et al. v. Robert McKenna, Attorney General of Washington  (Indian Treaty Interpretation) on 3/09/15.

* United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2015dct.html
Massachusetts v. Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Indian Gaming)
Grand Canyon Trust v. Williams (Mining; Historical Preservation)
Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation v. United States (Indian Health Service Contracts)
Texas v. Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo (Indian Gaming; Sweepstakes)

* State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2015state.html
Narragansett Indian Tribe v. State of Rhode Island (Indian Gaming; State Constitution)

* News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
In the Tribal Jurisdiction section, we feature an article about tribes prosecuting non-Indians for domestic abuse under the Violence Against Women Act.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2015lr.html
One of the five articles includes creative remedies for tribes extending civil jurisdiction systems over non-Indians.

* Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2015fr.html
We feature a notice of the Bureau of Indian Affairs on rate adjustments for Indian irrigation projects.

* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/114_uslegislation.html
Two bills were added:
H.R.5 - Student Success Act
H.R.895 - Native Hawaiian Education Reauthorization Act of 2015


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