May 17, 2013

NILL added new content to 7 Indian Law Bulletins on 5/17

* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
Cases featured:
Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida v. U.S. (tribal lands)
Cahto Tribe of Laytonville Rancheria v. Dutschke (disenrollment)

* U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
Arizona v. Tohono O'odham Nation (gaming compact)
The Navajo Nation v. Urban Outfitters, Inc. (Trademarks)

* State Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
In the Matter of K.B. and T.B (Indian Child Welfare Act, notice of termination hearing)
In the Interest of T.E.R. (Indian Child Welfare Act, transfer of jurisdiction)
Robbins v. Arizona Dep't of Economic Security (unemployment benefits)
In the Matter of D.S.B. and D.S.B. (Indian Child Welfare Act, active efforts)
Santiago v. Fischer (religious freedom, prisoner)

* News Bulletin
In the "Fiduciary Duty" section we include an article on Interior Secretary Sally Jewell's agenda for Native Americans.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin  
We feature several new articles on issues relating to rights of indigenous peoples and international law.

* Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a notice from the Department of Interior regarding the revised list of Indian entities recognized and eligible to receive services from the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs.

* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
Five new bills were added:
S.826 - Tobacco Tax and Enforcement Reform Act
H.R. 1670 - Raising Employment in Affordable Communities and Homes Act of 2013
S.919 - Department of the Interior Tribal Self-Governance Act of 2013
S.910 - A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow Indian tribes to receive charitable contributions of apparently wholesome food.
H.R.1680 - Tohono O'odham Citizenship Act of 2013