January 25, 2013

NILL added new content to 7 Indian Law Bulletins on 1/25

* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
Cases featured:
City of Duluth v. Fond Du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa (gaming, contracts)

* State Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
McGuire v. Aberle (tribal jurisdiction)
Outsource Servs. Mgmt., LLC v. Nooksack Bus. Corp. (casino operating tribal corporation, breach of loan agreement)

* U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
Robinson Rancheria of Pomo Indians v. Salazar (secretarial election, constitutional revision)
Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action v. U.S. Dep't of the Navy (salmon, protection of species)
Fine Consulting, Inc. v. Rivera (consulting agreement, exhaustion of tribal remedies)

* News Bulletin
We feature an opinion piece from the New York Times in the "Health & Welfare" regarding an Indian Child adoption case before the U.S. Supreme Court.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
 We feature an article dealing with Congress's attempt to cover torts committed by Indian tribal contractors with the FTCA.

* Regulatory Bulletin
One of the items featured is a notice form the Department of Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs regarding a deadline for submitting completed applications to begin participation in the tribal self-governance program in 2014.

* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
Two new bills were added: H.R. 323, Muscogee Nation of Florida Federal Recognition Act and H.R. 279, to amend the Act of June 18, 1934, to reaffirm the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to take land into trust for Indian tribes, and for other purposes.