A blog covering current events in federal and tribal American Indian Law.
October 11, 2012
NILL added new content to 7 Indian Law Bulletins on 10/11
Petition for certiorari was granted in United States v. Samish Indian Nation (federal funding) on 10/9/12.
* U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
George v. United States (tribal enrollment)
United States v. 43.47 acres of land (eminent domain, land claims)
Segura v. Colombe (leases)
* State Courts Bulletin
Sue/perior Concrete & Paving, Inc. v. Seneca Gaming Corporation (sovereign immunity)
In the matter of the Estate of Hamilton (estate, wills)
* News Bulletin
In the "Education" section we include an article about the overlooked tragedy of the nation's Indian boarding schools.
* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
One of the articles added this week takes a look at balancing the right to self-determination with the right to a remedy.
* Regulatory Bulletin
We include a final rule of the Indian Gaming Commission regarding minimum internal control standards for class II gaming.
* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Judgment Fund Distribution Act of 2011 became Public Law 112-179.
National Indian Law Library/NARF