January 11, 2012

NILL added new content to 5 Indian Law Bulletins on 1/11

Need Indian law case briefs from the early 1970s to the early 1990s?  Can't find them on PACER, Westlaw, or Lexis? The National Indian Law Library has case briefs from hundreds of cases from this time period. Contact the library or search the Internet catalog using case party names in the "title" field to see what we have.  

* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
Cases featured:
The Shoshone Indian Tribe of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming v. United States (U.S. fiduciary duty)
United States v. Bryant (jurisdiction)
United States v. Pecore (False Claims Act, fire mitigation project)
New Jersey v. Environmental Protection Agency (mercury emissions rules)

* U.S. Trial Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
Dupris v. McDonald (wrongful arrest)
In re Krystal Energy Co. Inc. (Bankruptcy)
Wells Fargo Bank v. Maynahonah (jurisdiction, loans)
Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan v. National Labor Relations Board (jurisdiction)
Osage Nation v. Wind Capital Group, LLC (wind energy, land use)
Crow Tribe of Indians v. Peters (mineral leases)

* State Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida v. Department of Environmental Protection (eminent domain)
Merrill v. Altman (guardianship, jurisdiction)
David S. v. State, Dept. of Health & Social Services, Office of Children's Services (Indian Child Welfare Act, termination of parental rights)
State v. Taylor (Native American Graves Protection and repatriation Act, NAGPRA)
In re K.H. (guardianship)

* News Bulletin
We feature a couple of articles on the current Court of Appeals case regarding using wastewater for snowmaking.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/currentlr.htmWe feature and article on the impact of climate change on Alaska Native subsistence rights.