* U.S. Trial Courts Bulletin
Prairie Band of Potawatomi Indians v. United States (tribal trust funds)
Rosebud Sioux Tribe v. United States (tribal trust funds)
Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma v. United States (tribal trust funds)
* State Courts Bulletin
Stephen H. v. State of Alaska, Department of Health & Social Services, Office of Children's Services (termination of parental rights)
Yavapai-Apache Nation v. Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel (loan agreement, tribal sovereign immunity)
* News Bulletin
the "Land & Water" section we feature an article related to federal
legislation that allows tribal land development relating to national
security to be approved without the consent of tribes.
* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
following new bills were added: H.R. 3568 Native Culture, Language, and
Access for Success in Schools Act; H.R. 1550 National Security and
Federal Lands Protection Act; H.R. 3532 American Indian Empowerment Act
of 2011; S. 1925 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2011; and
H.R. 3496 America's Wildlife Heritage Act.
* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
feature an article discussing how federal jurisdiction over sexual
predators on Indian reservations hobbles effective law enforcement.
* Regulatory Bulletin
We feature an adopted rule on the assumption of concurrent federal criminal jurisdiction in certain areas of Indian country.