A blog covering current events in federal and tribal American Indian Law.
August 14, 2014
NILL added new content to 5 Indian Law Bulletins on 8/14
South v. Lujan (sovereign immunity, application of state law)
In re Isaiah W. (Indian Child Welfare Act, timely appeal)
* United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
No Casino in Plymouth v. Jewell (land into trust)
Caddo Nation of Oklahoma v. Court of Indian Offenses for the Anadarko Agency (tribal jurisdiction, exhaustion of tribal remedies)
Jamul Action Committee v. Stevens (land into trust)
Cherokee Nation v. Nash (first-to-file rule, tribal citizenship)
* News Bulletin
In the "Intergovernmental" section, we feature a story about the importance of tribes in U.S. border security.
* Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a proposed rules from the Department of Interior regarding rights-of-way on Indian lands.
* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
We feature an article relating to the Forest Service's struggle to secure proper environmental protection for salmon.