August 18, 2017

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/18

U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2017-2018update.html
Petition for certiorari was filed in Town of Aquinnah v. Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head and Massachusetts v. Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Indian Gaming Regulatory Act - Restrictions imposed by States) on 8/8/17.
Petition for certiorari was filed in French v. Starr (Jurisdiction) on 8/2/17.

News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
In the Tribal Jurisdiction section, we feature an article about tribal court jurisdiction regarding opioid abuse.

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2017.html
The following articles were added:
New horizons in Indian country.
Indigenous Rights of Standing Rock: Federal courts and beyond.
Justice Gorsuch and Federal Indian law.
Unraveling Public Law 280: Better late than never.
Legal developments: Trust in lands in Alaska.
A legal perspective on sliver of a full moon.
Human rights heroes.

Seal of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina
U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2017.html
We feature an adopted rule from the Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, on subsistence taking of northern fur seals on the Pribilof Islands for 2017-2019.

U.S. Legislation Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/115_uslegislation.html
The following bill was added:
H.R.3650: To provide for the recognition of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, and for other purposes.

August 11, 2017

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/11


Photo of U.S. Supreme Court building

U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2017-2018update.html
Petition for certiorari was filed in Great Plains Lending, LLC, et al., Petitioners v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Application of Federal Law).

U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2017.html
Murphy v. Royal (Jurisdiction; Reservation Diminishment; Criminal Law)
Window Rock Unified School District v. Reeves (Jurisdiction; Employment Law)
Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida v. Tein (Tribal Sovereign Immunity)

State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2017.html
In the Interest of D.H., JR. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Termination of Parental Rights)

News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
In the Land & Water section, we feature a couple of articles about a tribal groundwater dispute.

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2017.html
The following articles were added:
Indigenous water justice.
Indian children and the federal-Tribal trust relationship.
Whose standards control? Maine v. McCarthy and the federal, state, and tribal battle over water quality regulation.
Exploring alternatives to the "consultation or consent" paradigm.
San Manuel's second exception: Identifying treaty provisions that support tribal labor sovereignty.
We need protection from our protectors: The nature, issues, and future of the federal trust responsibility to Indians.
Returning to the tribal environmental "laboratory": An examination of environmental enforcement techniques in Indian country.

U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2017.html
The Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources and Revenue, has adopted a rule to repeal the consolidated federal oil & gas and federal & Indian coal valuation reform rule.

August 4, 2017

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/4


drawing of gavel

U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2017.html
Enerplus Resources Corporation v. Wilkinson (Jurisdiction - Settlement Agreements)

Tribal Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/tribal/2017.html
Hoopa Valley Tribe v. Bernardo (Tribal Sovereign Immunity)
Hendricks v. Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe (Elections)

State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2017.html
Wingra Redi-Mix INC. v. Brial Sites Preservation Board (Burial Sites)
Bob S. v. State of Alaska (Indian Child Welfare Act - Termination of Parental Rights)

News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
In the Intergovernmental section, we feature a story about Congressional review of Indian land trust policy.

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2017.html
The following articles were added:
Operationalizing free, prior, and informed consent.
Mining for compromise in pastoral Greenland: Promise, progress, and problems in international law's response to indigenous people.
Citizenship, disenrollment & trauma.
Restoring the Skagit River Delta: Habitat restoration and farmland reclamation on Fir Island.
Riparian rights, navigability, and the Equal Footing Doctrine in Montana.
Form and substance: The National Historic Preservation Act, Badger-Two Medicine, and meaningful consultation.

U.S. Legislation Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/115_uslegislation.html
The following bills were added:
H.R.3473: To amend section 520E of the Public Health Service Act to require States and their designees receiving grants for development and implementation of statewide suicide early intervention and prevention strategies to collaborate with each Federally recognized Indian tribe, tribal organization, and urban Indian organization in the state.
H.R.3597: To amend the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 to authorize grants to Indian Tribes to further achievement of Tribal coastal zone objectives, and for other purposes.
S.1698: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the treatment of contributions to Alaska Native Settlement Trusts, and for other purposes.

U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2017.html
We feature a Department of the Interior notice regarding conveyance of the surface estate in the lands for an Alaska Native village.