April 5, 2013

NILL added new content to 7 Indian Law Bulletins on 4/5

US Supreme Court
Reminder: The first program in the Native Land Law Series will be held on April 9, 2013.  Learn more and register by clicking here.

* U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Petition for certiorari was filed in Santana v. Muscogee (Creek) Nation (gaming compact, jurisdiction).

* U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
Perez v. Consolidated Tribal Health Project (slip and fall, health facility)

* State Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
Rodewald v. Kansas Department of Revenue (Oklahoma, tribal jurisdiction)

* News Bulletin
We feature an article in the "Economic Development" section regarding off-reservation gaming and the Spokane Tribe.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
We feature an article this week relating to the World Bank's International Finance Corporation and its free, prior, and informed consent policy's impact on indigenous communities and development.

* Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a notice of the Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service announcing the availability of the final National Fish, Wildlife, and Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy (NFWPCAS or Strategy).

* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
Four new bills were added:
S.J.Res.12 - A joint resolution to consent to certain amendments enacted by the legislature of the State of Hawaii to the Hawaiian Homes Commission, Act, 1920.
S.611 - Sandia Pueblo Settlement Technical Amendment Act
H.R.1306 - Southeast Alaska Native Land Conveyance Act
H.R. 1377 - Mescalero Apache Tribe Leasing Authorization Act

One bill be came law:
Public Law 113-4 - Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013.