May 26, 2016

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 5/26

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State Courts Bulletin
Kitras v. Town of Aquinnah (Easement by Necessity)
In re A.R.V.S. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Juvenile Dependency Appeals)
People in Interest of A.B. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Expert witnesses)

News Bulletin
In the Education section, we feature an article about a Native American student who filed a class-action lawsuit in an education scandal.

U.S. Legislation Bulletin
One bill became law: H.R.4238, To amend the Department of Energy Organization Act and the Local Public Works Capital Development and Investment Act of 1976 to modernize terms relating to minorities became PL 114-157.
We added two new bills:
S.2953: Indian Health Service Accountability Act of 2016.
S.2959: A bill to amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund.