A blog covering current events in federal and tribal American Indian Law.
December 5, 2014
NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 12/05
Amador County, California v. U.S. Dep't of Interior (gaming compact, "no-action" approval)
* United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
McVay v. Allied World Assurance Company, Inc. (insurance, slip and fall)
* State Courts Bulletin
Sue/perior Concrete & Paving, Inc. v. Lewiston Golf Course Corporation (sovereign immunity, contracts)
Asa'carsarmuit Tribal Council v. Wheeler III (Indian Child Welfare Act, tribal intervention)
California Valley Miwok Tribe v. California Gambling Control Commission (official tribal government and membership, gaming funds)
In re Interest of Shayla H. (Indian Child Welfare Act, active efforts)
* News Bulletin
In the Health & Welfare section, we feature an article on juvenile justice and problems of violence and alcohol abuse on Indian reservations.
* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
We feature a new article relating to the law and governance of the Great Lakes.
* Regulatory Bulletin
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission and Department of Treasury have released notices about policies for government-to-government relations with Indian tribes.
* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
Four bills were added:
H.R. 5689: To allow the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma to lease or transfer to certain lands
H.R. 5765: Native American Languages Reauthorization Act of 2014
S. 2945: To repeal Section 910 of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013
H.R. 5049: Blackfoot River Land Exchange Act of 2014