A blog covering current events in federal and tribal American Indian Law.
May 30, 2014
NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 5/30
Case was decided in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community (tribal sovereign immunity) and petition was denied in Village of Hobart v. Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin (land into trust) on May 27, 2014.
* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
Colombe v. Rosebud Sioux Tribe (casino management contract)
* United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
Jones v. Schneiderman (jurisdiction, sporting events)
* News Bulletin
In the "Sovereign Immunity" section, we feature a couple of articles about the U.S. Supreme Court Bay Mills Indian Community decision.
* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
One new bill was added:
S.2132 - Indian Tribal Energy Development and Self-Determination Act Amendments of 2014
* Regulatory Bulletin
We feature proposed rules of the Department of Interior regarding federal acknowledgment of American Indian tribes.