A blog covering current events in federal and tribal American Indian Law.
October 10, 2014
NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 10/10
United States v. Bryant (uncounselled tribal court domestic abuse convictions, domestic abuse)
Inetianbor v. Cashcall, Inc. (arbitration agreement, defamation)
Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians v. NY State Dep't of Financial Services (Internet loans, Commerce Clause)
United States v. Lummi Nation (treaty fishing rights, case doctrine)
Haight v. Thompson (Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act, Prison Litigation Reform Act)
* United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority v. Jewell (water rights, Flow Augmentation releases)
* State Courts Bulletin
Stop the Casino 101 Coalition v. Brown (validity of tribal-state gaming compact)
C.F. v. The Superior Court (application of Indian Child Welfare Act)
In re M.S. (Indian Child Welfare Act, notice, active efforts)
In re Francisco D. (child custody, abuse and neglect)
* News Bulletin
In the Voting section, we feature an article about the struggle for voting rights in South Dakota .
* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
We feature an article about Indigenous peoples' rights to sacred sites and traditional cultural properties and the role of consultation and free, prior, and informed consent.
* Regulatory Bulletin
We feature proposed rules of the Department of Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, regarding rights-of-way on Indian lands.