September 22, 2011

NILL added new content to 7 Indian Law Bulletins on 9/22

* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
Cases featured:
Samish Indian Nation v. United States (jurisdiction of the United States Court of Federal Claims)
Southern Ute Indian Tribe v. Sebelius (self-determination contract)
Red Earth LLC v. United States (out-of-state taxes)

* U.S. Trial Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
Washoe Housing Authority v. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act)

* State Courts Bulletin
In re G.D.J. (adoption without mother's consent)

* Regulatory Bulletin
This week we feature a notice from the Department of Interior regarding a list of programs eligible for inclusion in fiscal year 2012 funding agreements to be negotiated with self-governance tribes by Interior Bureaus other than the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

* News Bulletin
This week, we feature a few artcles relating to the Cherokee Freedmen and tribal recognition/enrollment.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
We feature an article about the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act and the Department of Interior's new rule.

* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
Six new bills were added and one bill became law since the last update, PL 112-30 The Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012. (Among other things, it extends the apportionment of nonurbanized area formula grants for public transportation on Indian reservations.)