January 8, 2016

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/8

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U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Petition for certiorari was filed in Crow Allottees v. U.S. (Crow Indian Allottees Water Rights) on 12/14/15 and in La Cuna De Aztlan Sacred Sites Protection Circle Advisory Committee v. DOI (Sacred Sites) on October 26, 2015.

U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
Kelsey v. Pope (Due Process, Tribal Jurisdiction)
Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida v. Cypress (Intra-Tribal Dispute, Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act)

U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
Fletcher v. U.S. (Osage Tribal Trust Account - Fiduciary Duty)
Penobscot Nation v. Janet T. Mills (Intra-Tribal Leadership Dispute, Casino Management)
State of California v. Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians of California (Tribal-State Gaming Compact, Intra-Tribal Dispute)

State Courts Bulletin
In re Crow Water Compact (Crow Water Compact)
Arrow Midstream Holdings, LLC v. 3 Bears Construction, LLC (Tribal Court Jurisdiction)

News Bulletin
In the Fiduciary Duty section, we feature an article about a federal court decision that requires the United States to give an accounting of the Osage tribal trust account.

U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a notice of the Department of Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, proclaiming additional land to be added to the reservation of the Tonto Apache Indian Tribe of Arizona.

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
One of the articles featured deals with Native American voting rights.

U.S. Legislation Bulletin
Four bills were added:
S.2421: A bill to provide for the conveyance of certain property to the Tanana Tribal Council located in Tanana, Alaska, and to the Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation located in Dillingham, Alaska, and for other purposes.
S.2417: Tribal Veterans Health Care Enhancement Act.
H.R.4307: National Museum of Asian Pacific American History and Culture Act.
H.R.4308: Commission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Museum of Asian Pacific American History and Culture Act.