U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Petition for Certiorari was granted in Lee v. Tam (Trademarks)
Petition for certiorari was denied in these four cases:
Flute v. U.S. (Fiduciary Duty)
Jones v. Norton (Bad man clause)
Kelsey v. Bailey (Tribal Jurisdiction; Indian Civil Rights Act)
Pro-Football v. Blackhorse, et al. (Trademarks)
U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. United States Army Corps of Engineers
In the Land & Water section, we feature a story about a law passed by Congress to restore land to several tribes in Nevada.
U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
A.D. v. Washburn (Indian Child Welfare Act)
Sisseton-Washington Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation v. U.S. Corps of Engineers (Sacred Places; National Historic Preservation Act; Clean Water Act)
Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
These articles were added:
Who's in and who's out: Congressional power over individuals under the Indian Commerce Clause.
Indigenous identity, cultural harm, and the politics of cultural production: a commentary on Riley and Carpenter's "Owning Red."
Making resources, making management.
U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
The Environmental Protection Agency has issued proposed rules on federal baseline water quality standards for Indian reservations.
U.S. Legislation Bulletin
One bill became law:
H.R.2733: Nevada Native Nations Land Act.
One bill was added:
H.R.3682: Reducing Employer Burdens, Unleashing Innovation, and Labor Development Act of 2015.