March 1, 2013

NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 3/01

 * U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
Inetianbor v. Cashcall, Inc. (tribal court jurisdiction, loans)
Crow Tribal Housing Authority v. HUD (tribal housing)
King Mountain Tobacco Company, Inc. v. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (tobacco, taxation)
In re Barth (bankruptcy, per capita payments)
Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians v. Caballero (trademarks)
Northern Arapaho Tribe and Jim Shakespeare of Miwok Indians v. Ashe (Religious Freedom Restoration Act, eagle protction)

* State Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
In re Guardianship of LNP (Indian Child Welfare Act, guradianship)

* News Bulletin
We feature an article in the "Tribal Jurisdiction" section relating to problems curbing criminal activity on Indian lands.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law BulletinWe feature an article relating to tribal participation in inter-state water compacts

* Regulatory Bulletin
One of the items featured is a notice form the Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families regarding a request for public comment on the proposed adoption of Administration for Native Americans program policies and procedures.

* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
One new bill was added:
1) H.R.666 - 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.