October 3, 2014

NILL added new content to all 8 Indian Law Bulletins on 10/03

* U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Petition for certiorari was filed in Seminole Tribe of Florida v. Florida Dept. of Revenue (sovereign immunity, taxation) on 9/25/14.

* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
United States v. Bryant (uncounselled tribal court domestic abuse convictions, domestic abuse)
EEOC v. Peabody Western Coal Company (tribal hiring preference)
King Mountain Tobacco Company, INC. v. McKenna (state escrow statute)

* United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
Estate of Gonzales v. Brown (tribal police conduct)
Bettor Racing, Inc. v. National Indian Gaming Commission (National Indian Gaming Commission order)
Cowart v. Allen (correctional facility policies, religious freedom)

* State Courts Bulletin
Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians v. Brown (Indian gaming, "public agency")
Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of South Florida v. Bermudez (tribal liability, vehicular accident)

Bull bison * News Bulletin
In the Intergovernmental section, we feature an article about the Buffalo Restoration Treaty signed by American Indian tribes and First Nations.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
We feature an article relating to the experience of Maine's Native American tribes under the Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act of 1980.

* Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, notice about a tribal consultation meeting on Head Start.

* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
One bill was presented to the President for his signature: S.1818: Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe - Fish Springs Ranch Settlement Act.