April 21, 2016

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 4/21

U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
U.S. v. Harlan (Domestic Assault - Prior Tribal Court Convictions)

U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
Johnson W. Greybuffalo v. Edward Wall, Jelli Willard West, Gary Boughton, Samuel Appau (Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act; Native American Church)
Ninilchik Traditional Council vs. Tim Towarak (Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act - Subsistence Rights)

State Courts Bulletin
Kitras v. Town of Aquinnah (Indian Child Welfare Act - Foster Care Supervision)

News Bulletin
In the Sacred Places section, we feature a couple of stories about the current status of the proposed Bears Ears National Monument.

U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
We feature proposed rules of the Environmental Protection Agency on water quality standards to protect subsistence fishing rights in Maine.

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
We added these articles:
Tribal executive branches: A path to tribal constitutional reform.
Fresh pursuit from Indian Country: Tribal authority to pursue suspects onto State land.
ICRA reconsidered: New interpretations of familiar rights.
Securing Indian voting rights.
The double life of international law: Indigenous peoples and extractive industries.
Justice Brandeis and Indian Country: Lessons from the tribal environmental laboratory.

U.S. Legislation Bulletin
We added two new bills:
H.R.4943: Tribal Tax and Investment Reform Act of 2016.
H.R.5014: Tribal Marijuana Sovereignty Act.