December 18, 2015

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 12/18

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U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Petition for certiorari was granted in U.S. v. Bryant (Uncounseled Tribal Court Convictions) on 12/14/15. Petition was filed in Citizens Against Casino Gambling in Erie County v. Chaudhuri (Restricted Fee Lands, State or Tribal Jurisdiction) on 12/14/15.

U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
Hopland Band of Pomo Indians v. Jewell (Indian Self–Determination and Education Assistance Act, Public Law 280)

News Bulletin
In the Land & Water section, we feature an article about a court ruling in Maine regarding tribal river rights.

U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
The Bureau of Indian Affairs approved the Gila River Indian Community leasing regulations under the HEARTH Act. 

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
One of the articles listed is on Indian treaty rights and tribal authority over nonmembers on trust lands.

U.S. Legislation Bulletin
One bill became law: PL 114-95, Every Child Achieves Act of 2015. See Title VII-INDIAN, NATIVE HAWAIIAN, AND ALASKA NATIVE EDUCATION