June 20, 2014

NILL added new content to 8 Indian Law Bulletins on 6/20

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

* U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2013-2014update.html Petition for certiorari was filed in Dollar General Corporation v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians (civil jurisdiction, nonmembers) on 6/12/14.

* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2014cta.htmlUnited States v. Goldtooth (aiding & abetting robbery on Indian reservation)

* United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
Wisconsin v. Ho-Chunk Nation (gaming compact)

* State Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
In the Matter of Abbigail A. (application of Indian Child Welfare Act)

* News Bulletin
In the "Fiduciary Duty" section, we feature an article about the Navajo Nation tribal trust fund settlement.

* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
Two bills were passed:
H.R.4694 - To amend the Claims Resolution Act of 2010 to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to contract with eligible Indian tribes to manage land buy-back programs, to require that certain amounts be...
H.R. 4699 - Indian Country Economic Revitalization Act of 2014

* Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a proposed rule of the Department of Interior that would comprehensively update and streamline the process for obtaining BIA grants of rights-of-way on Indian land.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
We feature an article describing rights of American Indians born in Canada to freely access the United States.