May 9, 2012

NILL added new content to 5 Indian Law Bulletins on 5/09

***We expect to publish updates for the remaining 3 bulletins on Friday.*** 

* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
Cases featured:
U.S. v. Diaz (hit and run in Indian Country)

* U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
Sandy Lake Band of Mississippi Chippewa v. U.S. (federal recognition)

* State Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
In re T.S.W. (Indian Child Welfare Act, placement preference)
In re Morris (Indian Child Welfare Act, notice)

* News Bulletin
In the "Land & Water" section we feature a couple of articles relating to a U.N. factfinder opinion recommending the return of the Black Hills to Native American tribes.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
We feature an article relating to the Bureau of Land Management's regulation of oil and gas in Indian country. 

During the month of May, we will be highlighting some of our clients and how they use NILL's resources to support Justice through Knowledge!