April 1, 2016

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 4/1

Great Seal of the Tohono O'Odham Nation

U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Petition was denied for Alaska v. Organized Village of Kake, Alaska, et al. (Administrative Law) on 3/28/16. Petition was filed in Shinnecock Indian Nation v. New York (Laches; Due Process; Takings) on 3/25/16.

U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
Arizona v. Tohono O'odham Nation (Gaming Compact - Authority to Conduct Gaming)

U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
United States v. White Plume (Controlled Substances Act - Marijuana/Hemp)
New Mexico ex rel. State Engineer v. Aamodt (Water Rights Settlements)
Smith v. Western Sky Financial, LLC (Fair Debt Collection Practices Act)

State Courts Bulletin
State v. Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (Child Support)
In re Doe (Indian Child Welfare Act - Termination of Tribal Rights)
Wells Fargo Bank, Nat. Ass'n v. Apache Tribe of Oklahoma (Tribal Sovereign Immunity)

News Bulletin
We feature a couple of articles in the Tribal Government section regarding a tribal court child support order case.

U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a notice of the Bureau of Indian Affairs regarding consultation sessions on a draft policy that will address contract support costs incurred by tribes under the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act self-determination contracts and self-governance funding agreements.

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
One of the new articles added is about a current U.S. Supreme Court case relating to uncounseled tribal court convictions in state or federal prosecution.