A blog covering current events in federal and tribal American Indian Law.
July 3, 2012
NILL added new content to 7 Indian Law Bulletins on 7/03
Petitions for certiorari were filed in Miranda v. Anchondo (Indian Civil Rights Act) and Arizona v. Gonzalez on June 20 and June 13, respectively. Petition was denied in Corboy v. Louie (Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, Equal Protection Clause) on June 29.
* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
Furry v. Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida (dram shop liability, tribal sovereign immunity)
N.Y. v. Shinnecock Indian Nation (Indian lands, gaming)
* U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
Citizens Against Casino Gambling in Erie County v. Stevens (Indian lands, gaming)
DeCoteau v. District Court, 85th Judicial Dist., Brazos County, Tex. (exhaustion of tribal court remedies)
Garcia v. United Auburn Indian Community (Migratory Bird Treaty Act)
U.S. v. Gatewood (Dual Sovereign Doctrine, double jeopardy)
* State Courts Bulletin
AES Corporation v. Steadfast Insurance (climate change, insurance coverage)
HCI Distribution v. N.Y. State Police (tobacco seizure)
* News Bulletin
In the "Health & Welfare" section we feature an article relating to a child welfare agreement between the State of Maine and tribes.
* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
We feature an article relating to tribal energy resource agreements.
* Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a notice of the Department of Commerce seeking comment on the "Consultation and Coordination Policy of the U.S. Department of Commerce.''