August 17, 2011

NILL added new content to 5 Indian Law Bulletins on 8/17

* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
Cases featured:
Fond Du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa v. Frans (taxation, pensions)
Blue Lake Rancheria v. United States (Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA) taxes)
United States v. Drapeau (jurisdiction)

* U.S. Trial Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
Alturas Indian Rancheria v. California Gambling Control Commission ("notice of levy," collection)

* State Courts Bulletin
Gustafson v. Estate of Poitra (jurisdiction)
Guardianship of H.C., Z.B. et al. (Indian Child Welfare Act, entitlement to counsel)

* Regulatory Bulletin
This week we feature proposed rules of the Department of Interior on class II Indian gaming.

* News Bulletin
This week, in the "Health & Welfare" section, we feature an article relating to challenges of collecting child support from tribal members.

* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
This week we feature 1 new bill relating to the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977.