October 8, 2015

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 10/08

U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
The Supreme Court Bulletin was updated to include the Tribal Supreme Court Project's October 5, 2015 Update Memorandum.

U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
Cressman v. Thompson (Oklahoma State License Plates - First Amendment Rights)

U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
Alto v. Jewell (Tribal Enrollment, Ancestral Lineage)
County of Amador, California v. The United States Department of the Interior (Land into Trust, Gaming Resort Construction)

News Bulletin
In the Intergovernmental section, we feature an article about the proposed Bears Ears 1.9 million-acre monument which would be a unique tribal-federal collaboration.

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
We feature an article that highlights the current status of tribal jurisdiction and the Violence Against Women Act of 2013.

U.S. Legislation Bulletin
The New Mexico Navajo Water Settlement Technical Corrections Act became law.
One bill was added.
S.2114: A bill to correct inconsistencies in the definitions relating to Native Americans in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a notice of the Department of Interior regarding procedures for reestablishing a formal government-to-government relationship with the Native Hawaiian community.