Thursday, October 11, 2012

NILL added new content to 7 Indian Law Bulletins on 10/11

* U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/currentsct.html
Petition for certiorari was granted in United States v. Samish Indian Nation (federal funding) on 10/9/12.

* U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/currentdct.htm
Cases featured:
George v. United States (tribal enrollment)
United States v. 43.47 acres of land (eminent domain, land claims)
Segura v. Colombe (leases)

* State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/currentstate.htm
Sue/perior Concrete & Paving, Inc. v. Seneca Gaming Corporation (sovereign immunity)
In the matter of the Estate of Hamilton (estate, wills)

* News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.htm
In the "Education" section we include an article about the overlooked tragedy of the nation's Indian boarding schools.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/currentlr.htm  
One of the articles added this week takes a look at balancing the right to self-determination with the right to a remedy.

* Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/currentfr.htm
We include a final rule of the Indian Gaming Commission regarding minimum internal control standards for class II gaming.

* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/currentleg.html
The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Judgment Fund Distribution Act of 2011 became Public Law 112-179.

David Selden
National Indian Law Library/NARF
dselden@narf.org
303-447-8760 x106