Friday, April 18, 2014

NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 4/18

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The Tribal Supreme Court Project has published an updated memorandum on Native American law cases. See the Tribal Supreme Court website for the April 11 memorandum and related materials.

* State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2014state.html
Cases featured:
Healy Lake Village v. Mt. McKinley Bank (official tribal government)
Center for Biological Diversity v. Dep't of Fish and Wildlife (cultural protection)

* United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2014dct.html
Cases featured:
Alabama v. PCI Gaming Authority (gaming)
Kelsey v. Pope (criminal jurisdiction)
Great Elk Dancer for his Elk Nation v. Miller (racial harassment)
Ramos v. Bureau of Indian Affairs (tribal elections)
United States v. Bundy (evidence, tribal court plea)
Apache Tribe of Oklahoma v. Brown (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act )

* News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.htm
 In the "Intergovernmental" section we feature an article on U.S. legislation for VAWA protections for Native Alaskans.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2014alr.html  
We feature an article which examines the development of tribal environmental law.

* Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2014fr.html
We feature new regulations of the Legal Services Corporation regarding restrictions on legal assistance with respect to criminal proceedings.