A blog covering current events in federal and tribal American Indian Law.
October 24, 2014
NILL added new content to 6 Indian Law Bulletins on 10/24
Petition for certiorari was denied in Hicks v. Hudson (sovereign immunity) on 10/14/14 and filed in MM&A Productions v. Yavapai-Apache Nation (sovereign immunity) on 10/9/14.
* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin v. Wisconsin (state hunting laws)
* United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
Jones v. Norton (police conduct, wrongful death)
* News Bulletin
In the Tribal Jurisdiction section, we feature an article about a Violence Against Women Act pilot program that allows the Pascua Yaqui tribe to charge non-Indians with domestic violence.
* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
One of the articles featured is about tribal authority to regulate nonmember conduct in Indian country.
* Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a notice of the Department of Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, regarding tribal consultation meetings on the proposed rule amending regulations governing Secretarial elections and petitioning procedures.