A blog covering current events in federal and tribal American Indian Law.
March 14, 2014
NILL added new content to 7 Indian Law Bulletins on 3/13
Petitions for certiorari have been denied in Wolfchild v. U.S. and Zephier v. U.S. (trusts and estates, takings)
* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
United States v. Wanna (misapplication of tribal funds)
* State Courts Bulletin
City of Duluth v. Fond Du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa (tribal sovereign immunity)
* News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.htmIn the "Health & Welfare" section, we feature an article on the high rate of suicide among Native American children.
* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
We feature an article on genocide and Native American boarding schools.
* Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a notice of the Department of Health & Human Services, Administration for Children & Families, regarding a request for public comment on the adoption of program policies and procedures for the Native Asset Building Initiative, a joint funding opportunity announcement between the Administration for Native Americans and the Office of Community Services.
* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
One new bill was added:
S.2040: Blackfoot River Land Exchange Act of 2014