A blog covering current events in federal and tribal American Indian Law.
December 14, 2012
NILL added new content to the following 4 Indian Law Bulletins on 12/14
State of Wisconsin v. Mariner (criminal jurisdiction)
* News Bulletin
In the "Tribal Jurisdiction" section, we feature an article that highlights problems relating to tribal criminal jurisdiction and the instances of rape on Indian reservations.
* Regulatory Bulletin
We include a notice of the Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers regarding an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to identify and analyze the potential impacts associated with the proposed Donlin Gold Project, which would be an open pit, hardrock gold mine located 10 miles north of the village of Crooked Creek, Alaska.
* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
This week we feature three new articles including one on how the Tribal Law and Order Act is inadequate in protecting American Indian and Alaska Native rape victims.