June 11, 2014

NILL added new content to 8 Indian Law Bulletins on 6/11

Below is a partial listing of the new content published to the Indian Law Bulletins this week. Visit the links to view all of the new content. Search 12+ years of bulletin content from the Bulletin homepage.

* U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Marcussen v. Burwell (civil action brought against federally mandated statutes enforced in state courts) was filed on 6/04/14. See also a Tribal Supreme Court Project Case update memorandum published on June 4, 2014.

* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
Hester v. Jewell  (Indian Preference)

* United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
Wyandot Nation of Kansas v. United States (fiduciary duty)

* State Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. v. Harrison (garnishment)

* News Bulletin
In the "Tribal Government" section, we feature an article about a tribal vote to increase transparency.

* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
One new resolution was added: S.Res.463 - A resolution honoring the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Billy Frank, Jr., and expressing condolences on his passing.

* Regulatory Bulletin
We feature an adopted rule of the Department of Interior regarding the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act regulations and the definition of an Indian tribe.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
We feature an article highlighting the diversity of opinions on environmental law of the justices in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.