Friday, October 24, 2014

NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 10/24

Supreme Court building
* U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.html
Petition for certiorari was denied in Hicks v. Hudson (sovereign immunity) on 10/14/14 and filed in MM&A Productions v. Yavapai-Apache Nation (sovereign immunity) on 10/9/14.

* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2014cta.html
Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin v. Wisconsin (state hunting laws)

* United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2014dct.html
Jones v. Norton (police conduct, wrongful death)

* News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.htm
In the Tribal Jurisdiction section, we feature an article about a Violence Against Women Act pilot program that allows the Pascua Yaqui tribe to charge non-Indians with domestic violence.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2014alr.html
One of the articles featured is about tribal authority to regulate nonmember conduct in Indian country.

* Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2014fr.html
We feature a notice of the Department of Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, regarding tribal consultation meetings on the proposed rule amending regulations governing Secretarial elections and petitioning procedures.

Friday, October 10, 2014

NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 10/10

* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2014cta.html
United States v. Bryant (uncounselled tribal court domestic abuse convictions, domestic abuse)
Inetianbor v. Cashcall, Inc. (arbitration agreement, defamation)
Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians v. NY State Dep't of Financial Services (Internet loans, Commerce Clause)
United States v. Lummi Nation (treaty fishing rights, case doctrine)
Haight v. Thompson (Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act, Prison Litigation Reform Act)

* United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2014dct.html
San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority v. Jewell (water rights, Flow Augmentation releases)

* State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2014state.html
Stop the Casino 101 Coalition v. Brown (validity of tribal-state gaming compact)
C.F. v. The Superior Court (application of Indian Child Welfare Act)
In re M.S. (Indian Child Welfare Act, notice, active efforts)
In re Francisco D. (child custody, abuse and neglect)

* News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.htm
In the Voting section, we feature an article about the struggle for voting rights in South Dakota .

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2014alr.html
We feature an article about Indigenous peoples' rights to sacred sites and traditional cultural properties and the role of consultation and free, prior, and informed consent.

* Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2014fr.html
We feature proposed rules of the Department of Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, regarding rights-of-way on Indian lands.

Monday, October 6, 2014

NILL added new content to the U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin on 10/06

Supreme Court building
* U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.html
Petition for certiorari was denied in Yowell v. Abbey (tribal cattle grazing rights) and Marcussen v. Burwell (enforcement of federal laws in state courts) on 10/06/14.