December 6, 2013

NILL added new content to 7 Indian Law Bulletins on 12/06

photo of Supreme Court building
* U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Petition for certiorari was denied in Grand River Enterprises Six Nations Ltd. v. Oklahoma ex rel. Pruitt (escrow obligations, Indian cigarettes) on 12/02/13.

* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
Cases featured:
Evans v. Shoshone-Bannock Land Use Policy Commission (jurisdiction, home construction)

* United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin featured:
KG Urban Enterpries, LLC v. Patrick (gaming compacts, tribal intervention in lawsuit)

* State Courts Bulletin featured:
Pawnee Well Users, Inc. v. Wolfe (groundwater, coalbed methane and gas development)

* News Bulletin
In the "Economic Development" and "Sovereign Immunity" sections we feature articles that present commentary on the oral argument and the economic importance of the U.S. Supreme Court case regarding the Bay Mills Tribe and sovereign immunity.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin   This week we feature an article on illegal dumping on tribal lands.

* Regulatory Bulletin feature a notice from the Department of Justice concerning tribes willing to participate in a pilot project for tribal jurisdiction over crimes of domestic violence.