A blog covering current events in federal and tribal American Indian Law.
August 13, 2013
NILL added new content to 5 Indian Law Bulletins on 8/13
United States v. Livingston (mail fraud, theft, gaming)
Fort Belknap Housing Department v. Office of Public and Indian Housing (jurisdiction, Department of Housing and Urban Development program)
* State Courts Bulletin
Christopher C. v. State Department of Health & Social Services Office of Children's Services (Indian Child Welfare Act, termination of parental rights)
* News Bulletin
In the "Economic Development" section we feature a couple of articles dealing with land into trust issues.
* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
We feature an article on regulation of air quality in Indian country as a tool to promote small business development.
* Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a final rule from the Bureau of Indian Affairs confirming an interim final rule published and effective on March 3, 2013, addressing the addition of two Indian tribes to the list of tribes with Courts of Indian Offenses.
Native Land Law – Ongoing CLE Series
On August 20, 2013 (2pm - 4pm Eastern), West LegalEdcenter, in partnership with the Indian Land Tenure Foundation (ILTF), will be offering Native Land Law Series -- Principles 6, 7 & 8: Trusteeship & Trust Title.
This will be the fourth program in the Native Land Law Series, which is being held periodically throughout 2013. The series provides an overview of the 17 legal principles in Native Land Law and offers analysis of federal laws and policies that impact the field of Indian law today. Topics include:
* Fundamentals of Policy and History
* Discovery Doctrine, Plenary Power & Termination
* Trusteeship & Trust Title
* Taxation (Tribal, Federal and State)
In addition to the live webcast, registrants will receive access to the on-demand video for 180 days. (The on-demand version may or may not be accredited in your state.) To learn more and register, please click here. Through its partnership with West, NILL/NARF is able to offer a special discount to this program – the promotion code ILTF2013 will be good for a 25% discount to any ILTF program this year.