May 16, 2012

NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 5/16

* U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida v. United States (tribal records)
Cloverdale Rancheria of Pomo Indians of California v. Salazar (official tribal government)
Kennedy v. United States Department of the Interior (official tribal government)

* State Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
Paula E. v. Alaska, Department of Health & Social Services, Office of Children's Services (Indian Child Welfare Act, placement)

* News Bulletin
In the "Land & Water" section we feature an article on the Navajo-Hopi Little Colorado River Water Rights Settlement.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
We feature an article relating to minority rights and the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
We feature one new bill: S.2298, Connecting Rural America Act. (relates to broadband telecommunications)

* Regulatory Bulletin
The Department of Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs announces tribal consultation meetings on reservation roads and transportation programs.