March 15, 2013

NILL added new content to 7 Indian Law Bulletins on 3/15

 * U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
Cases featured:
United States v. Robertson (embezzlement and willful misapplication of tribal property)
McGuire v. United States (inverse condemnation, unconstitutional taking)

 * U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
Butler v. Fortunes Asian Cuisine (injuries, tribal casino restaurant)
Villegas v. United States (federal sovereign immunity)

* State Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
In re. Yakima River Drainage Basin (tribal water rights)
Seminole Tribe of Florida v. Hendry County (zoning ordinance)

* News Bulletin
We feature an article in the "Intergovernmental" section about the designation of the site of the Battle of Honey Springs and other significant American Indian sites as National Historic Landmarks. 

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
We feature an article relating to inconsistencies in the Native American Graves and Repatriation Act.

* Regulatory Bulletin
The Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management is requesting comments from tribes regarding current procedures to request emergency and major disaster declarations. 

* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
The following bill was added: H.R.1041 - PRE-K Act (early education and grants to tribes)