July 10, 2019

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 7/10/19.

Federal Courts Bulletin
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2019.html
Rosebud Sioux Tribe v. Department of Health and Human Services (Indian Health Care Improvement Act)
Williams v. Big Picture Loans, LLC (Sovereign Immunity)

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin (contact us if you need help finding a copy of an article)
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2019.html
  • Beyond an emergency declaration: Tribal governments and the opioid crisis.
  • 'Race, racism, and American law': A seminar from the Indigenous, Black, and Immigrant legal perspectives.
  • Texas Indian holocaust and survival: McAllen Grace Brethren Church v. Salazar.
News Bulletin
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
This week, in brief:
  • Upcoming House subcomittee hearing on several Indian Country bills
  • Tracking the 2020 Census
  • Bipartisan bill to reinstate grants for Native American language programs passes the Senate

U.S. Legislation - 116th Congress Bulletin
https://narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/116_uslegislation.html
The following bills were recently proposed in the Senate:
S.2307 - Building Indigenous STEM Professionals Act
S.1977 - Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas Water Rights Settlement Act 

June 26, 2019

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/25

U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2018-2019update.html
The following cases were recently denied review:
Poarch Band of Creek Indians, et al. v. Wilkes, et al. (Tribal Tort Claim Liability; Non-Members)
Bearcomesout v. United States (Double Jeopardy)

State Courts Bulletin
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2019.html

Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida v. Lewis Tein P.L.
(Tribal Sovereign Immunity)

Federal Courts Bulletin
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2019.html
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe v. Ryan Zinke (Land into Trust; "Under Federal Jurisdiction")

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin (contact us if you need help finding a copy of an article)
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2019.html
  • Reviewing St. Regis: Unresolved issues at the intersection of tribal sovereign immunity and patent law.
  • No take backs: Presidential authority and public land withdrawals.
  • Dam(n) displacement: compensation, resettlement, and indigeneity.
News Bulletin
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
In the Environment & Energy section, we feature an article about how solar could make WA tribes energy independent.

June 13, 2019

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/13

U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2018-2019update.html
The following cases were recently denied review:
King Mountain Tobacco Company, Inc. v. United States (Treaties; Taxation)
Mitchell, et al. v. Tulalip Tribes of Washington (Sovereign Immunity)
Teck Metals LTD v. The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation (Hazardous Waste)

Federal Courts Bulletin
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2019.html
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe v. United States Department of Agriculture (Hemp Production)
Pauma Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the Pauma and Yuima Reservation v. Unite Here International Union (National Labor Relations Board)
Rincon Mushroom Corporation of America v. B.M., J.C., V.W., G.P., S.S., C.K., D.W., DOE CO., DOE I, DOE II (Exhaustion of Tribal Court Remedies)


Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin (contact us if you need help finding a copy of an article)
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2019.html
  • Resilience and Native girls: A critique.
  • Sovereign metaphors in Indian law.
  • The restatement of the law for American Indians: The process and why it matters.
  • Tribal nations and Congress's power to define offences against the law of nations.
  • From foundational law to limiting principles in federal Indian law.
  • United States v. Gillette: A tiny prairie casenote opening a window on the enveloping fog obscuring the Indian Civil Rights Act of 1968.
  • Native American religious accommodations, national parks, and the Cutter test.
  • Reversing course on environmental justice under the Trump administration.
News Bulletin
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
In the Health & Welfare section, we feature an article about a tribe taking on a management role for a troubled Indian Health Service hospital.

Legislation Bulletin

https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/116_uslegislation.html
The following bills were added:
S.288: Justice for Native Survivors of Sexual Violence Act.
H.R.1373: Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act.

Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2019.html
The Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, has proposed a rule relating to standards, assessments, and accountability.