September 29, 2011

NILL added new content to 7 Indian Law Bulletins on 9/29

* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
Cases featured:
Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Indian Nation v. Gregoire (cigarette excise taxes)
* U.S. Trial Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
Muwekma Ohlone Tribe v. Salazar (federal recognition)
Colombe v. Rosebud Sioux Tribe (casino management contract)
Cahto Tribe of the Laytonville Rancheria v. Dutschke (tribal enrollment)
Nisenan Maidu Tribe of the Nevada City Rancheria v. Salazar (fiduciary duty)
Native American Council of Tribes v. Weber (Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act)

* State Courts Bulletin
In re Melaya F. (Indian Child Welfare Act, transfer to tribal court)

* Regulatory Bulletin
This week we feature a notice from the Department of Interior regarding its intent to amend Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Privacy Act system of records, and update the categories of individuals and records in the system, the authorities, routine uses, and policies and practices for records storage and disposition.

* News Bulletin - find it at:
This week, in the "Environment & Energy" section, we feature an article on how climate change is affecting indigenous cultures around the world.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
We feature articles relating to tribal courts in Nevada.

* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
Five new bills were added since the last update.