A blog covering current events in federal and tribal American Indian Law.
January 31, 2014
NILL added new content in 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 1/30
Friends of Amador County v. Salazar (gaming compact, federal recognition)
Bonnet v. Harvest (US) Holdings, Inc. (tribal sovereign immunity)
Yellowbear v. Lampert (prisoner, religious freedom)
* State Courts Bulletin
Kealoha v. Machado (Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, fiduciary duty)
In the Matter of T.S; K.S.; D.S.; K.S. and L.S., Alleged Deprived Children (foster care placement, Indian Child Welfare Act)
* United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
Kickapoo Tribe of Indians of the Kickapoo Reservation in Kansas v. Nemaha Brown Watershed Joint District No.7 (water rights)
Oglala Sioux Tribe v. Van Hunnik (Indian Child Welfare Act, removal of children from homes)
* News Bulletin
In the "Tribal Jurisdiction" section we feature a story about the state of Washington transferring more criminal jurisdiction to the Yakama Nation.
* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
We feature an article relating to Native American boarding schools.
* Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a notice of the Bureau of Indian Affairs regarding an updated list of Indian entities recognized and eligible to receive services from the Bureau.