Thursday, September 20, 2012

NILL added new content to 7 Indian Law Bulletins on 9/20

* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/currentcta.htm
Cases featured:
Maxwell v. County of San Diego (wrongful death, immunity of emergency officers)

* U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin 
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/currentdct.htm
Cases featured:
Native American Council of Tribes v. Weber (Religious rights, prisoners, tobacco)
New Gaming Systems, Inc. v. National Indian Gaming Commission (National Indian Gaming Commission, equipment lease)
In re Greektown Holdings, LLC. (bankruptcy, tribal sovereign immunity)
Rivera v. Puyallup Tribe of Indians (employment termination)

* State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/currentstate.htm
Cases featured:
Schaghticoke Indian Tribe v. Rost (eviction, reservation land)

* News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.htm
In the "Land & Water" section we include a couple of articles on water rights disputes.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/currentlr.htm  
We include an article dealing with promoting options for an equilibrium between development and indigenous rights.

* Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/currentfr.htm
We include a notice of the Department of Housing and Urban Development for nominations for negotiated rulemaking committee membership. 

* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/currentleg.html
The following 4 bills were added: H.R. 6399, To amend the Native American Programs Act of 1974 to reauthorize a provision to ensure the survival and continuing vitality of Native American languages. S. 3546, A bill to amend the Native American Programs Act of 1974 to reauthorize a provision to ensure the survival and continuing vitality of Native American languages. S. 3525, Sportsmen's Act of 2012  and S. 3548, Native American Veterans' Memorial Amendments Act of 2012.