Thursday, June 6, 2013

NILL added new content to 7 Indian Law Bulletins on 6/06

* U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/currentsct.html
Petition for certiorari was filed in Tonasket v. Sargent (land into trust) on 5/30/13.

* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/currentcta.htmCases featured:
Spirit Lake Tribe of Indians ex rel. Committee of Understanding and Respect v. National Collegiate Athletic Ass'n (logos, race discrimination)

* State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/currentstate.htmCases featured:
In the Matter of A.R. & F.R. (Indian Child Welfare Act, notice)
In re Nery V. (Nebraska Indian Child Welfare Act, notice)

* News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.htm
In the "Environment & Energy" section we include an article about a proposed large AK mine that threatens key salmon habitat and subsistence lifestyle.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/currentlr.htm   We feature an article on a native vision of justice.

* Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/currentfr.htmWe feature a notice of the Department of Commerce regarding adoption of a tribal consultation and coordination policy with Indian tribal governments.

* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/currentleg.html
Three new bills were added:
H.R.2069 - To amend the Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities Assistance Act of 1978 to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to waive certain eligibility requirements.
H.R.2037 - Native American Psychiatric and Mental Health Care Improvement Act
H.R.2190 - Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2013