February 8, 2013

NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 2/08

* State Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
Northern Cheyenne Tribe v. Roman Catholic Church (unjust enrichment)

* U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
Rosser v. Rosser III (divorce, tribal jurisdiction)
Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action v. U.S. Dep't of the Navy (salmon protection)
Wolfchild v. United States (Indian Tribal Judgment Funds Use or Distribution Act ("Indian Judgment Distribution Act"))

* News Bulletin
We feature an article in the "Intergovernmental" section on the nomination of Sally Jewell to become Interior Secretary.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
We feature an article dealing with tribal sovereignty and international travel.

* Regulatory Bulletin
One of the items featured is a notice form the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) regarding its intent to establish an Adequate Yearly Progress Negotiated Rulemaking Committee.

* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
One law was enacted: Public Law 113-2 - Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013 (allows American Indian tribes to seek direct federal aid after natural disasters)

Two new bills were added:
1) H.R. 409 - Indian Trust Asset Reform Act
2) H.R. 11 & S. 47 - Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013