March 20, 2015

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 3/20

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* U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
Cloverdale Rancheria v. Jewell (Federal Recognition; Self-determination Contracts)
Allen v. Smith (Disenrollment)

* State Courts Bulletin
Estate of Ducheneaux v. Ducheneaux (Trusts and Estates; Transfer of Trust Lands)
Estate of  C. Peters (Trusts and Estates; Jurisdiction; Tribal Lands)
Sue/perior Concrete & Paving, Inc., v. Lewiston Golf Course Corporation (Contracts; Sovereign Immunity)

* News Bulletin
In the Land & Water section, we feature an article about new U.S. legislation introduced to fix the U.S. Supreme Court Carcieri land into trust decision.

* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
We feature an article about 21st century tribal sovereignty and the U.S. Supreme Court Mille Lacs Band of Chippewa case.

* Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a notice from the Department of Health and Human Services regarding grant opportunites under the Tribal Management Grant program for Indian Health Services.

* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
Two new bills were added:
S. 710: A bill to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996, and for other purposes.
S. 732: A bill to amend the Act of June 18, 1934, to reaffirm the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to take land into trust for Indian tribes.