A blog covering current events in federal and tribal American Indian Law.
November 25, 2013
NILL added new content to 7 Indian Law Bulletins on 11/25
Petition for certiorari was filed in State of Alaska v. Jewell (federal reserved water rights, Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act) on 11/04/13.
* United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
Wyandotte Nation v. Salazar (land into trust)
* State Courts Bulletin
In re Autumn K. (Indian Child Welfare Act, application of)
Loya v. Gutierrez (criminal jurisdiction)
* News Bulletin
In the "Environment & Energy" section, we feature a couple of articles on federal funding for tribal clean energy projects.
* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
This week two of the seven articles included relate to tribal defendants and right to counsel.
* Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a notice from the Environmental Protection Agency seeking comment from tribes on its revised strategic plan.
* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
Four new bills/resolutions were added:
H.R.3608 - To amend the Act of October 19, 1973, concerning taxable income to members of the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians
H.R.3564 - New Mexico Native American Water Settlements Technical Correction Act
S.Res.239 - An original resolution authorizing expenditures by the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
S.Res.305 - A resolution recognizing National Native American Heritage Month and celebrating the heritages and cultures of Native Americans and the contributions of Native Americans to the United States.