November 16, 2017

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 11/16

News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
In the Health & Welfare section, we feature a few articles highlighting the findings in a new survey: "Discrimination in America: Experiences and Views of Native Americans.”

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 Tein et al. v. Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida (Tribal Sovereign Immunity) on 11/7/17.

U.S. Legislation Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/115_uslegislation.html
The following bill was added:
H.R.4359: To provide rental assistance for homeless or at-risk Indian veterans.

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2017.html
We feature these articles:
An Indian by another name: Cross-border affirmative action.
Tribal sovereignty and gaming: A proposal to amend the National Labor Relations Act.

November 9, 2017

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 11/9

Secretary Tahsuda with Kiowa Black Leggings
Warrior Society. Photo: U.S. DOI



News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
In the Land & Water section, we feature an article about the Trump administration delaying the roll-out of a controversial trust land rule.

U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2017.html
Mitchell v. Tulalip Tribes of Washington (Tribal Taxation - Real Estate)
Redding Rancheria v. Hargan (Health Insurance - Tribally-funded Program)
Ute Indian Tribe v. Lawrence (Jurisdiction; Breach of Contract)

State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2017.html
Rocks Off Inc. v. Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation (Tribal Sovereign Immunity; Jurisdiction)
Coeur D'Alene Tribe v. Johnson (Tribal Court Judgments - Full Faith and Credit)

U.S. Regulatory Bulletin   
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2017.html
The Administration for Native Americans publishes rules relating to funding areas.

U.S. Legislation Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/115_uslegislation.html
The following bills were added:
H.R.4208: Wildland Fires Act of 2017 (See Sec. 3 Definitions: (5) Indian Tribe)

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2017.html
We feature these articles:
Native Hawaiians wage an ongoing battle to organize into a sovereign nation.
"To further justice in the greater Native American community": Ethical responsibilities of a tribal attorney in disenrollment disputes.
Hope for Indian tribes in the U.S. Supreme Court?: Menominee, Nebraska v. Parker, Bryant, Dollar General.

November 2, 2017

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 11/2

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U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2017-2018update.html
Petition was denied in S.S. v. Colorado River Indian Tribes (Indian Child Welfare Act) on 10/30/17.
Read the latest Tribal Supreme Court Project update published on 10/26/17.

News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
In the Intergovernmental section, we feature a couple of articles relating to legal challenges to the Indian Child Welfare Act.

U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2017.html
The Stockbridge-Munsee Community v. State of Wisconsin (Gaming; Statute of Limitations)

Tribal Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/tribal/2017.html
GTB Anishinaabek Family Services (Child Custody; Traditional Law)
In re Donn (Child Custody; Traditional Law)
Frank and Risling v. Jackson (Employment - Wrongful Termination; Tribal Sovereign Immunity)

State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2017.html
Brown v. Garcia (Tribal Sovereign Immunity; Disenrollment)

U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2017.html
We feature a notice of the Department of Agriculture about a meeting of the office of tribal relations council for Native American farming and ranching.

U.S. Legislation Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/115_uslegislation.html
The following bills were added:
S.Res.316: A resolution recognizing National Native American Heritage Month and celebrating the heritages and cultures of Native Americans and the contributions of Native Americans to the United States.
S.2012: Tribal Economic Assistance Act of 2017.
H.R.4164: Industrial Hemp Water Rights Act.

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2017.html
We feature this article:
Representing states, tribes, and local governments before, during, and after a presidentially-declared disaster.