August 11, 2016

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/11

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U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation v. Myton (Reservation Boundaries)
Bodi v. Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians (Tribal Sovereign Immunity - Waiver)

U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians of California v. State of California (Gaming Compacts - Good Faith Negotiations)
James Raymond Acres v. Blue Lake Rancheria Tribal Court (Jurisdiction - Exhaustion of Tribal Court Remedies)
Jamul Action Committee v Jonodev Chaudhuri (Indian Lands Eligible for Gaming)
Tanner-Brown v. Jewell (Class Actions; Fiduciary Duties; Standing)

News Bulletin
In the Environment & Energy section, we feature some articles on tribes impacting the fossil fuel industry and policy on climate change.

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
These articles were added:
Protecting tribal skies: why Indian tribes possess the sovereign authority to regulate tribal airspace.
A starving culture: Alaskan Native Villages fight to use traditional hunting and fishing grounds.
Federal statutory responsibility and the mental health crisis among American Indians.
Lessons learned: avoiding the hardships of tribal mineral leasing in the development of Oklahoma tribal wind energy.
Nothing personal (or subject matter) about it: jurisdictional risk as an impetus for non-tribal opt-outs from tribal economies, and the need for administrative response.
The Great Sioux Nation v. the "Black Snake": Native American rights and the Keystone XL pipeline.
Indigenous issues under the European Convention of Human Rights, reflected in an inter-American mirror.
Mexican energy reform, climate change, and energy justice in Indigenous communities.
Sovereignty and Indigenous Peoples in North America.
California's REDD rubberstamp: avoiding constitutional concerns, but at what cost?

U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
The Bureau of Indian affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, announces a scheduled meeting of the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children to meet the mandates of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 for Indian children with disabilities.