The Supreme Court Bulletin was updated to include the Tribal Supreme Court Project's December 2, 2015, Update Memorandum.
U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
Sanders v. Anoatubby (Wrongful Termination, Tribal Sovereign Immunity)
Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians v. Caballero (Trademark Infringement - Casinos)
State Courts Bulletin
Sharp v. Pike (Indian Child Welfare Act - Notice)
Trapp v. Roden (Prisoner Rights - Sweat Lodge)
In re K.M. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Termination of Parental Rights)
In the Environment & Energy section, we feature an article about the Indigenous caucus climate priorities for COP21.
U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
The Department of Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, published a notice of receipt of documented petitions for federal acknowledgment of American Indian tribes.
Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
One of the articles featured is about using the new Equal Protection Clause to challenge federal control over tribal lands.
U.S. Legislation Bulletin
One bill became law: Albuquerque Indian School Land Transfer Act (PL-114-69)
Two new bills were added:
H.R.3883: Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument Act.
H.R.2326: Billy Frank Jr. Tell Your Story Act.