U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Petitions were filed in Mackinac Tribe v. Jewell (Federal Acknowledgment Process) and in Citizens Against Reservation Shopping v. Jewell (Land into Trust; Recognized Indian Tribe under Federal Jurisdiction) on 10/27/16. Petition was denied in Wolfchild v. Redwood County (Trespass and Ejectment) on 11/7/16.
U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
United States v. State of Washington (Treaty Right to Take Shellfish)
California Valley Miwok Tribe v. Jewell (Official Tribal Government)
Pueblo of Pojoaque v. State of New Mexico (Tribal-State Gaming Compact - Negotiations)
State Courts Bulletin
In the Matter of the Adoption of T.A.W., R.B. and C.B. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Termination of Parental Rights)
Wells Fargo Bank v. Apache Tribe of Oklahoma (Arbitration)
In the Economic Development section, we feature some articles discussing the possible future of cultivation and sale of marijuana on Indian reservations.
U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a notice of guidelines stating principles for working with federally recognized Indian tribes of the Department of Human Services, Administration for Children and Families.
Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
Dollar General v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians: Where do we go from here?
Tribal self-governance extended to U.S. Department of Transportation.
College of Law committed to Native Law program.
Indigenous health policy in the United States and Latin America: The Marshall trilogy and the international human rights approach.
Thinking outside the bars: Using Hawaiian traditions and culturally-based healing to eliminate racial disparities within Hawai'i's criminal justice system.
Pipelines, Protests and General Permits.
Congress, tribal recognition, and legislative-administrative multiplicity.
From dysfunction and polarization to legislation: Native American religious freedom rights and Minnesota autopsy law.
Passage and flow considered anew: wild salmon restoration via hydro relicensing.
A proper seat at the table: affirming a broad Winters right to groundwater.
Federally reserved rights and interstate groundwater allocation.
The Winters doctrine: is it just about quantity?
Tribal reserved water rights to groundwater as recognized in settlements and litigation: status and trends.
Agua Caliente and the argument for aboriginal rights to groundwater.
Why Obergefell should not impact American Indian tribal marriage laws.