July 17, 2014

NILL added new content to 5 Indian Law Bulletins on 7/17

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* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas v. United States (drilling leases, jurisdiction)

* News Bulletin
In the "Health & Welfare" section, we feature an article on a federal pilot program underway to allow tribes to start exercising new authority under the 2013 reauthorization of the federal Violence Against Women Act.

* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
We added one new bill:
S. 2570 - Tribal Adoption Parity Act
One bill was signed by the President:
H.R.2388 - To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to take certain Federal lands located in El Dorado County, California, into trust for the benefit of the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians, and for other purposes.

* Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a proposed rule of the Environmental Protection Agency regarding general permits and permits by rule for the Federal Minor New Source Review Program in Indian Country.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
We feature an article discussing customary law followed by the ethnic Pashtun tribes in Afghanistan and Pakistan.