April 12, 2013

NILL added new content to 5 Indian Law Bulletins on 4/12

* U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
Akiachak Native Community v. Salazar (land into trust. Alaska)
Historic Eastern Pequots v. Salazar (federal recognition)
Shiprock Associated Schools, Inc. v. United States (Indian School Equalization Program)
Federal Trade Commission v. Payday Financial, LLC (tribal court jurisdiction, non-Indians)
Villa v. Salazar (land into trust, gaming)
Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas v. United States (sovereign immunity)
Hansen v. Salazar (federal recognition)
Cryer v. Spencer (prisoner rights, Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act)

* State Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
In re Morris (Indian Child Welfare Act, notice)
In re D.L and K.L. (Indian Child Welfare Act, notice)

* News Bulletin
We feature an article in the "Intergovernmental" section regarding protection of salmon runs and tribal treaty rights.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
We feature an article this week relating to the importance of Indian law on state bar exams.

* Regulatory Bulletin
We feature new rules from the from the Department of Interior, Indian Gaming Commission regarding amongst the appealable actions, the Chair's decisions to approve or object to a tribal gaming regulatory authority's adoption of alternate standards from those required by the Commission's minimum internal control standards and/or technical standards.