August 21, 2014

NILL added new content to 5 Indian Law Bulletins on 8/21

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* State Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
In re Alexandria P. (Indian Child Welfare Act, placement)
Grace L. v. State, Dept. of Health & Social Services, Office of Children's Services (Indiana Child Welfare Act, termination of parental rights)
State v. Scott (Native American juror, discrimination)

* United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
Cases featured:
United States v. Janis (criminal jurisdiction, tribal law enforcement officer)

* News Bulletin
In the "Health & Welfare" section, we feature a few articles relating to the Indian Child Welfare Act, state law, and emergency removal of children.

* Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a notice of the United States Sentencing Commission on the possible formation of a new Tribal Issues Advisory Group to study issues related to the operation of the federal sentencing guidelines in Indian Country and areas that have significant American Indian population.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin 
We feature an article on feminist legal theory and protection of Native mothers and children.