April 5, 2012

NILL added new content to 7 Indian Law Bulletins on 4/05

New Feature! Now you can search all of the Indian Law Bulletins on our web site using our "custom search" option.  Search all 8 Indian law bulletins going back to 2002 from the Bulletin index page at: http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/ilb.htm and select results from individual bulletin tabs. 

* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
Cases featured:
Save the Peaks Coalition v. U.S. Forest Service (National Environmental Policy Act, environmental impact)

* U.S. Trial Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
Alvarez v. Tracey (Indian Civil Rights Act)
Mashantucket Pequot Tribe v. Town of Ledyard (taxation of slot machines)
Missouri v. Webb (pay day lenders)
California Valley Miwok Tribe v. Salazar (Indian Civil Rights Act, tribal membership)
Bonnet v. Harvest (US) Holdings, Inc. (unauthorized entry onto tribal trust lands)

* State Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
Meherrin Tribe of North Carolina v. North Carolina State Commission of Indian Affairs (non-recognized tribe, seat on Indian Commission)
In re L.S.(termination of parental rights)

* News Bulletin
In the "Environment & Energy" section we feature an article relating to the future of energy development on tribal lands.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
We feature an article relating to tribal consultation.

* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
We added 3 new bills including: H.R.4154, SAVE Native Women Act.

* Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a notice of the Environmental Protection Agency requesting public comment a draft long-range strategy that describes how the agency will address climate change challenges to its mission of protecting human health and the environment. The draft includes water impacts on tribal communities.