April 26, 2013

NILL added new content to 7 Indian Law Bulletins on 4/26

* U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Petition for certiorari was denied in Rude v. Cook Inlet Region, Inc. (jurisdiction, Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act claims) on 4/15/13.

* U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
Thorpe v. Thorpe (Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act)
Bristol Bay Area Health Corp. v. United States (health care services, federal breach of contract)

* State Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
Stephens v. Arkansas Dep't of Human Services (Indian Child Welfare Act, termination of parental rights)

* News Bulletin
In the "Economic Development" section we include an article relating to the National Labor Relations Board, tribes and unionization.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
We feature an article relating to an adaptive co-management agreement in New Zealand regarding environmental and natural resource management.

* Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a notice from the Department of Health & Human Services, Administration for Children and Families regarding the final issuance on the adoption of Administration for Native Americans (ANA) program policies and procedures.

* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
Two new bills were added:
H.R.1548 - Native American Energy Act
S.715 - Authorized Rural Water Projects Completion Act