Tuesday, September 4, 2012

NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 8/31

* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin 
 http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/currentcta.htm
Cases featured:
Arctic Slope Native Ass'n, Ltd. v. Sebelius (contract support costs)

* U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/currentdct.htm
Cases featured:
Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma v. Douthitt (tribal election dispute)
Cayuga Indian Nation of New York v. Seneca County, New York (sovereign immunity, property taxes)
City of New York v. Milhelm Attea & Bros., Inc (cigarette taxes)
Quantum Entertainment, Ltd. v. Department of Interior (land agreements)

* State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/currentstate.htm
Cases featured:
Navajo Nation v. Arizona Department of Economic Security (Indian Child Welfare Act, placement)
In re Anthony T. (Indian Child Welfare Act, placement)
In re A.W. (Indian Child Welfare Act, active efforts)
In re E.G.L. (Indian Child Welfare Act, appilcation)
In re H.R. (tribal customary adoption, Indian Child Welfare Act)
In re C.Y. (Indian Child Welfare Act, termination of parental rights)
Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida v. Bermudez (sovereign immunity, waiver of)
Hinkle v. Abeita (jurisdiction, state highways)

* News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.htm
In the "Voting" section we feature an article on the Republican platform relating to American Indians.

* Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/currentfr.htm
We feature a notice of the National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC) about a public teleconference meeting on Friday, September 21, 2012.

* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/currentleg.html
One bill was added: H.R. 6309, To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the special diabetes programs for Type I diabetes and Indians.