A blog covering current events in federal and tribal American Indian Law.
October 18, 2013
NILL added new content to 7 Indian Law Bulletins on 10/18
Petition for certiorari was denied in Onondaga Nation v. New York (ancestral land claims) on 10/15/13.
* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
In re Greektown Holdings (bankruptcy)
* United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
Duluth v. Fond Du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa (Indian Gaming Regulatory Act)
* State Courts Bulletin
People v. Herne (jurisdiction)
State v. Wolfe (jurisdiction)
State ex rel. Edmondson v. Grand River Enterprises Six Nations, LTD. (escrow payments, tobacco)
* News Bulletin
In the "culture & tradition" section, we feature a couple of articles on the Redskins football team name change issue.
* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
We feature an article on improving the federal government's response to domestic violence in Indian Country.
* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
Three new bills/resolutions were added:
H.R.3229 & S.1570 - Indian Health Service Advance Appropriations Act of 2013
H.J.Res.80 - Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, and Indian Health Service Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014.