October 13, 2011

NILL added new content to 7 Indian Law Bulletins on 10/13

* U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Petition for certiorari was filed in Lomas v. Hedgpeth (search and seizure) and denied in Newell v. U.S. (fraud).

* U.S. Trial Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
Omaha Tribe of Nebraska v. United States (fiduciary duty)
Miller v. Wright (antitrust, taxation)
Cobell v. Salazar (appeal bond)
Alto v. Salazar (tribal membership)

* State Courts Bulletin - find case summaries and links to source documents at:
In re D.S. (Indian Child Welfare Act, termination of parental rights)
Young v. Duenas (tribal sovereign immunity)
State v. Eriksen (jurisdiction)

* Regulatory Bulletin
This week we feature several proposed rules of the Indian Gaming Commission.

* News Bulletin
This week, in the "Land and Water" section, we feature an article on a water rights settlement affecting the Taos Pueblo and the Navajo Nation.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
We feature an article relating to climate-induced community relocation.
This week, in the "Land and Water" section, we feature an article on a debate regarding a U.S. Supreme Court land-into-trust ruling.

* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
This week we added H.R.3103 - The Indian Tribal Federal Recognition Administrative Procedures Act.