A blog covering current events in federal and tribal American Indian Law.
September 20, 2012
NILL added new content to 7 Indian Law Bulletins on 9/20
Maxwell v. County of San Diego (wrongful death, immunity of emergency officers)
* U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
Native American Council of Tribes v. Weber (Religious rights, prisoners, tobacco)
New Gaming Systems, Inc. v. National Indian Gaming Commission (National Indian Gaming Commission, equipment lease)
In re Greektown Holdings, LLC. (bankruptcy, tribal sovereign immunity)
Rivera v. Puyallup Tribe of Indians (employment termination)
* State Courts Bulletin
Schaghticoke Indian Tribe v. Rost (eviction, reservation land)
* News Bulletin
In the "Land & Water" section we include a couple of articles on water rights disputes.
* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
We include an article dealing with promoting options for an equilibrium between development and indigenous rights.
* Regulatory Bulletin
We include a notice of the Department of Housing and Urban Development for nominations for negotiated rulemaking committee membership.
* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
The following 4 bills were added: H.R. 6399, To amend the Native American Programs Act of 1974 to reauthorize a provision to ensure the survival and continuing vitality of Native American languages. S. 3546, A bill to amend the Native American Programs Act of 1974 to reauthorize a provision to ensure the survival and continuing vitality of Native American languages. S. 3525, Sportsmen's Act of 2012 and S. 3548, Native American Veterans' Memorial Amendments Act of 2012.