U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
Poarch Band of Creek Indians v. Moore (Trust Lands - Real Property Taxation)
Dakota Access, LLC v. Archambault (Temporary Restraining Order; Oil Pipeline Construction)
Efrain Hildalgo v. PA Department of Corrections (Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act - Prisoner Rights)
State Courts Bulletin
In re Michael V. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Application of)
Matter of M.H.C. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Transfer to Tribal Court)
In re A.B. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Application of)
In re Andrew S. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Application of)
In the Land &
Water section, see an article about U.S. legislation to settle water rights
claims with the Hualapai Tribe in Arizona.
Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
These articles were added:
Gambling with equal protection: Connecticut's exploitation of Mancari and the tribal gaming framework.
Traditional ecological rulemaking.
Indigenous People's right to environmental self-determination: Native
Hawaiians and the struggle against climate change devastation.
U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
feature a proposed rule of the Department of Transportation, Federal
Highway Administration, on tribal transportation self-governance
U.S. Legislation Bulletin
The following bills were added:
A bill to authorize the Attorney General to provide a grant to assist
Federal, State, tribal, and local law enforcement agencies in the rapid
recovery of missing individuals.
H.R.6028: Repealing Existing Substandard Provisions Encouraging Conciliation with Tribes (RESPECT) Act.
S.2848: Water Resources Development Act of 2016.
S.3254: Spearfish Canyon and Bismarck Lake Land Exchange Act.
H.R.5556: Great Bend of the Gila National Monument Establishment Act.
H.R.5780: Utah Public Lands Initiative Act.
H.R.5984: Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians Water Rights Settlement Act.
To provide for the equitable settlement of certain Indian land disputes
regarding land in Illinois, and for other purposes.