February 27, 2015

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/27

Supreme Court building
* U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Petition for certiorari was filed in Western Sky Financial v. Jackson (Arbitration; Tribal Court Exhaustion) on 2/13/15.
Petition for certiorari was denied in Gatzaros v. Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians (Contract Law; Guaranty) on 2/23/15.

* Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
U.S. v. Washington (Fishing Rights)

* State Courts Bulletin
In re H.G. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Application)
New Jersey Div. of Child Protection and Permanency v. K.T.D. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Notice)
In re ARW (Indian Child Welfare Act - Termination of Parental Rights)
In re H.T. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Termination of Parental Rights)
Ebert v. Bruce L. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Application of the Law)

* News Bulletin
In the Health and Welfare section, we feature an article about the BIA releasing new ICWA guidelines to protect Native families and children.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
We feature a couple of articles about tribal sovereign immunity.

* Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a notice of the Bureau of Indian Affairs regarding revised Guidelines for State Courts and Agencies in Indian Child Custody Proceedings.