A blog covering current events in federal and tribal American Indian Law.
September 26, 2014
NILL added new content to 7 Indian Law Bulletins on 9/26
Petition for certiorari was filed in Friends of Amador County V. Jewel (sovereign immunity, federal recognition)
See also, the Tribal Supreme Court Project Update Memoranda for September 24, 2014 at:
* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
Wildearth Guardians v. EPA (Clean Air Act, tribal power plants)
* United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation v. Corps of Engineers (statute of limitations, off-reservation lands)
* News Bulletin
In the "Fiduciary Duty" section, we feature an article on a large trust fund settlement for the Navajo Nation.
* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
We feature an article about taking a critical view of culture in the whaling debate.
* Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a Bureau of Indian Education announcement of an Advisory Board for Exceptional Children meeting in Washington, DC. The purpose of the meeting is to meet the mandates of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 for Indian children with disabilities.
* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
One bill passed and was sent to the President: H.R.3043 -Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act of 2013