December 5, 2016

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 12/5


Nevada City Rancheria - Nisenan Tribe seal

U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2016-2017update.html
Petition was filed in Nisenan Tribe of Nevada City Rancheria v. Jewell (Statute of Limitations; nunc pro tunc ruling) on 11/3/16.
In addition, see the Tribal Supreme Court Update Memoranda of December 5, 2016.

U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2016dct.html
United States v. Jim (Federal Taxation - Individual Tribal Gaming Payments)

State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2016state.html
In re Adoption of Micah H. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Active Efforts)
In re O.C. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Notice)
Guardianship of C.H.S. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Transfer to Tribal Court)
In re Charlotte V. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Notice)

News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
In the Environment & Energy section, we feature an article about Trump advisors' aim to privatize oil-rich Indian reservations.

U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2016fr.html
The Department of Agriculture has announced a public meeting of the Council for Native American Farming and Ranching

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2016lr.html
Here are the articles featured this week:
Operationalizing FPIC.
Protecting the free-ranged kid: Recalibrating parents' rights and the best interests of the child.
Redskins: The property right to racism.

U.S. Legislation Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/114_uslegislation.html
These bills and resolution were added:
H.R.6363: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend for two years the Indian employment credit.
H.R.6362: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend for one year the Indian employment credit.
S.3482: Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Act of 2016.
S.Res.619: A resolution recognizing National Native American Heritage Month and celebrating the heritages and cultures of Native Americans and the contributions of Native Americans to the United States.

November 18, 2016

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 11/17


NILL logo feather

U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2016cta.html
Upstate Citizens for Equality, Inc. v. United States (Land into Trust)

U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2016dct.html
Seminole Tribe of Florida v. Florida (Tribal-State Gaming Compacts - Good Faith Negotiations)
Schlemm v. Wall (Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act - Prisoner Rights)

State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2016state.html
In re H.S. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Termination of Parental Rights)

News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
In the Environment & Energy section, we feature some of the best articles on the Dakota Access pipeline situation.

U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2016fr.html
We feature some adopted rules of the Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management, regarding Indian oil and gas leases.

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2016lr.html
Environmental jurisdiction in Indian Country: Why the EPA should change its definition of Indian agency jurisdiction under the Safe Drinking Water Act.
Tribes, treaties, and the trust responsibility: A call for co-management of huckleberries in the Northwest.
From running touchdowns to running away with the casket: Thorpe v. Borough of Jim Thorpe.
Public funding and the road to Damascus: the legacy of Employment Division v. Smith.
Emulsified property.
Traditional knowledge rights and wrongs.

November 8, 2016

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 11/08



U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2016-2017update.html
Petitions were filed in Mackinac Tribe v. Jewell (Federal Acknowledgment Process) and in Citizens Against Reservation Shopping v. Jewell (Land into Trust; Recognized Indian Tribe under Federal Jurisdiction) on 10/27/16. Petition was denied in Wolfchild v. Redwood County (Trespass and Ejectment) on 11/7/16.

U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2016dct.html
United States v. State of Washington (Treaty Right to Take Shellfish)
California Valley Miwok Tribe v. Jewell (Official Tribal Government)
Pueblo of Pojoaque v. State of New Mexico (Tribal-State Gaming Compact - Negotiations)

State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2016state.html
In the Matter of the Adoption of T.A.W., R.B. and C.B. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Termination of Parental Rights)
Wells Fargo Bank v. Apache Tribe of Oklahoma (Arbitration)

News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
In the Economic Development section, we feature some articles discussing the possible future of cultivation and sale of marijuana on Indian reservations.

U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2016fr.html
We feature a notice of guidelines stating principles for working with federally recognized Indian tribes of the Department of Human Services, Administration for Children and Families.

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2016lr.html
Dollar General v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians: Where do we go from here?
Tribal self-governance extended to U.S. Department of Transportation.
College of Law committed to Native Law program.
Indigenous health policy in the United States and Latin America: The Marshall trilogy and the international human rights approach.
Thinking outside the bars: Using Hawaiian traditions and culturally-based healing to eliminate racial disparities within Hawai'i's criminal justice system.
Pipelines, Protests and General Permits.
Congress, tribal recognition, and legislative-administrative multiplicity.
From dysfunction and polarization to legislation: Native American religious freedom rights and Minnesota autopsy law.
Passage and flow considered anew: wild salmon restoration via hydro relicensing.
A proper seat at the table: affirming a broad Winters right to groundwater.
Federally reserved rights and interstate groundwater allocation.
The Winters doctrine: is it just about quantity?
Tribal reserved water rights to groundwater as recognized in settlements and litigation: status and trends.
Agua Caliente and the argument for aboriginal rights to groundwater.
Why Obergefell should not impact American Indian tribal marriage laws.