February 23, 2012

NILL added new content to 5 Indian Law Bulletins on 2/23

* U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Petition for certiorari was denied in Ute Mountain Ute Tribe v. Padilla (minerals, taxation).

* U.S. Trial Courts Bulletin
Cases featured: Grondal v. United States

* State Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
Koscielak v. Stockbridge–Munsee Community (sovereign immunity)
In re Welfare of Child of E.A.C. (Indian Child Welfare Act, active efforts)

* News Bulletin
In the "Land & Water" section we feature an article on a federal legislative proposal relating to regulation of tribal oil and gas exploration.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
We feature an article on Indian water rights.