Friday, March 14, 2014

NILL added new content to 7 Indian Law Bulletins on 3/13

Photo of Supreme Court building
* U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2013-2014update.html
Petitions for certiorari have been denied in Wolfchild v. U.S. and Zephier v. U.S. (trusts and estates, takings)

* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2014cta.html
United States v. Wanna (misapplication of tribal funds)

* State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2014state.html
Cases featured:
City of Duluth v. Fond Du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa (tribal sovereign immunity)

* News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.htmIn the "Health & Welfare" section, we feature an article on the high rate of suicide among Native American children. 

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2014alr.html  
We feature an article on genocide and Native American boarding schools.

* Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2014fr.html
We feature a notice of the Department of Health & Human Services, Administration for Children & Families, regarding a request for public comment on the adoption of program policies and procedures for the Native Asset Building Initiative, a joint funding opportunity announcement between the Administration for Native Americans and the Office of Community Services.

* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/113_uslegislation.html
One new bill was added:

S.2040: Blackfoot River Land Exchange Act of 2014