A blog covering current events in federal and tribal American Indian Law.
March 27, 2015
NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 3/27
Crow Tribal Housing Authority v. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996; Block Grants)
* State Courts Bulletin
State of Washington v. Shale (Jurisdiction; Sex Offender Registration)
In re Spears (Indian Child Welfare Act - Transfer of Proceedings)
Sylvia L. v. State of Alaska (Indian Child Welfare Act - Termination of Parental Rights)
* United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
Mishewal Wappo v. Jewell (Termination of Recognized Tribes; Statute of Limitations)
Yakama and Umatilla v. United States Fish and Wildlife Service (National Historic Preservation Act; Sacred Sites)
* News Bulletin
In the Tribal Government section, we feature an article about the Navajo Nation soon to enact the country's first-ever junk-food tax.
* Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
We feature an article relating to resolving the Sioux Nation Black Hills land dispute.
* Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a notice from the Department of Justice on pilot projects for tribal jurisdiction over domestic violence and a Bureau of Indian Affairs proposed rule on Indian Child Welfare Act implementation.
* U.S. Legislation Bulletin
3 bills were added:
S.184: Oregon Coastal Land Act
S.501: New Mexico Navajo Water Settlement Technical Corrections Act
S.871: A bill to provide for the addition of certain real property to the reservation of the Siletz Tribe in the State of Oregon