U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Petition for certiorari was filed on 7/13/16 in Jones v. Norton (Wrongful Death)
U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
United States v. Lamott (Violence Against Women Act)
United States v. Alvirez (Crimes - Indian Status)
Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Community of Oregon v. Jewell (Land into Trust; Recognized Indian Tribe under Federal Jurisdiction)
U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
Brakebill v. Jaeger (Voting Rights - ID Requirements)
Littlefield v. Department of Interior (Land into Trust - Federal Acquisition)
Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians v. Snyder (Reservation Diminishment)
State Courts Bulletin
Findleton v. Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians (Sovereign Immunity - Construction Contracts)
Seminole Tribe of Florida v. Schinneller (Sovereign Immunity; Personal Injury - Slip and Fall)
In the Economic Development and Intergovernmental sections, we feature articles about tribal marijuana businesses.
U.S. Legislation Bulletin
One new bill was added:
H.R.5926: Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017. See TITLE III DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: INDIAN EDUCATION.
Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
These articles were added:
Tribal leakage: How the curse of trust land impedes tribal economic self-sustainability.
Biagaweit: securing water from the mighty river in the Snake River Basin Adjudication.
What is the federal reserved water rights doctrine, really? Answering this question in Idaho's Snake River Basin Adjudication.
U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a notice from the Bureau of Census relating to tribal consultation meetings being held across the U.S. to get feedback on the 2020 census.