June 5, 2012

NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 6/05

* U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Petition for certiorari was filed in United States v. Samish Indian Nation (jurisdiction of the Court of Federal Claims)

* U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
Otoe-Missouria Tribe v. U.S. (choice of federal court)
Rancheria v. Bonham (fishing rights)

* News Bulletin
 In the "Environment & Energy" section we feature an article relating to Court of Appeals ruling regarding recreational mining and protection of salmon in the Klamath River.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
We feature an article critiquing Montana v. United States regarding tribal civil jurisdiction of non-member Indians.

* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
One new bill was added since the last update. Find S. 3193: Barona Band of Mission Indians Land Transfer Clarification Act of 2012 in the "Lands & Natural Resources" section.

* Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a notice of the Department of Education regarding applications for new awards for the State-Tribal Education Partnership (STEP) Pilot Grant Competition.