Thursday, November 29, 2012

NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 11/29

* U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/currentsct.html
On 11/26/12, petitions for certiorari were denied in Furry v. Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida (tribal sovereign immunity) and Harvest Institute Freedmen Federation v. United States (trust account settlement, discrimination).

* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/currentcta.htm
United States v. Wahchumwah (sale of eagle parts)
Desautel v. Dupris (tribal enrollment)

* State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/currentstate.htm
In the Interest of A.V. and J.V. (Indian Child Welfare Act, termination of parental rights)
In re BMH (Indian Child Welfare Act, termination of parental rights)

* U.S. Trial Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/currentdct.htm
Cases featured:
Chance v. TDJC (Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act)
Agamenv v. Laverdure (jurisdiction)
Knows His Gun v. Montana (Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act)

* News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.htm
In the "Fiduciary Duty" section we feature an article about the settlement plans for the Cobell individual trust fund case.

* Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/currentfr.htm
We include a notice of the Environmental Protection Agency regarding grant requests for grants to supplement State and Tribal Response Programs.