Petition for certiorari was filed in Wasatch County, Utah, et al. v. Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation on 11/13/15. (Reservation Diminishment - Criminal Jurisdiction)
U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
In re: Intramta Switched Access Charges Litigation this Document Relates to Civil Action No. 3:15-CV-0116-D MCI Communications Services, INC v. Arizona Telephone Company (Tribal Immunity, Local Exchange Carrier Access Fees, Interexchange Carriers)
In the Land & Water section, we feature a couple of articles about a boundary dispute regarding the Wind River Indian Reservation.
U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a final rule of the Bureau of Indian Affairs on rights-of-way on Indian lands.
Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
We feature an article about land into trust in Alaska.
U.S. Legislation Bulletin
Two new bills were added:
S.2304: A bill to provide for tribal demonstration projects for the integration of early childhood development, education, including Native language and culture, and related services, for evaluation of those demonstration projects, and for other purposes.
S.2285: A bill to provide for the recognition of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, and for other purposes.