June 19, 2015

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/19

United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
National Labor Relations Board Chickasaw Nation D/B/A Winstar World Casino and International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 886, Affiliated with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (National Labor Relations Act)
Patchak v. Jewell and Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians (Land into Trust)
United States v. Washington (Treaty Fishing Rights)
Native American Arts Inc. v. Peter Stone Co. (Indian Arts and Crafts Act)

U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation v. Utah (Jurisdiction)
United States v. Billie (Tribal Sovereign Immunity - Tribal Government)

State Courts Bulletin
Unkechaug Indian Nation v. Smokes for less Smoke Shop (Smoke Shop Licensing)
In re Interest of Nery V. v. Mario V., Sr. and Rosebud Sioux Tribe (Indian Child Welfare Act - Active Efforts)

News Bulletin
In the Economic Development and Intergovernmental sections, we feature articles about a tribe approving an ordinance that legalizes marijuana for medical, recreational, and commercial use.

Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a notice of the National Park Service regarding Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee meetings scheduled for fall 2015.

U.S. Legislation Bulletin
Seven new bills were added:
S.1163: Native American Languages Reauthorization Act of 2015.
S.1310: Native American Indian Education Act.
H.R.386: American Indian Teacher Loan Forgiveness Act of 2015.
H.R.2387: Alaska Native Veterans Land Allotment Equity Act.
H.R.2733: Nevada Native Nations Land Act.
H.R.2791: To require that certain Federal lands be held in trust by the United States for the benefit of certain Indian tribes in Oregon, and for other purposes.
H.R.2760: American Indian Trust Responsibility Review Act of 2015.

Law Review & Bar Journal Indian Law Bulletin
One of the articles featured is a description of ongoing restatement project on the law of American Indians.