U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Petition was denied on 5/31/16 in Citizens Against Casino Gambling in Erie County v. Chaudhuri (Indian Lands - Restricted Fee Status)
Courts of Appeals Bulletin
Timbisha Shoshone Tribe v. U.S. Department of Interior (Intragovernmental Dispute - Jurisdiction)
U.S. Federal Trial Courts
State of Texas v. Ysleta del Sur Pueblo (Restoration Act - Gaming Activities)
Banks v. Cashcall, Inc. (Loan Agreement - Arbitration)
Johnson W. Greybuffalo v. Jon Litscher, Kelli Willard West, Gary Boughton, Samuel Appau (Prisoner Rights - Sweat Lodge)
Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin v. Drug Enforcement Administration and U.S. Dept. of Justice (Farm Bill - Industrial Hemp Cultivation)
No Casino in Plymouth v. Jewell (Gaming - Land into Trust)
Wyoming v. United States Department of the Interior (Regulation of Hydraulic Fracturing on Indian Lands)
In the Economic Development section, we include two articles relating to labor and employment on the reservation.
U.S. Legislation Bulletin
We added three new bills:
S.3004: A bill to make technical corrections to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, and for other purposes.
S.3013: A bill to authorize and implement the water rights compact among the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Indian Reservation, the State of Montana, and the United States, and for other purposes.
S.3014: A bill to improve the management of Indian forest land, and for other purposes.
Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
Three articles were added:
Conflict between intellectual property rights and human rights: a case study on intangible cultural heritage.
American Indian children and U.S. policy.
A wind watcher's tale: Skinned alive.
U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a notice of the Department of Defense about listening sessions to be held regarding requests to exhume and repatriate Native American burials from Carlisle Indian Industrial School cemetery.