U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2017.htmlJones v. United States
(Bad Men Treaty Provision)United States v. Barnes
(Oklevueha Native American Church; Marijuana Manufacturing)Consumer Financial Protection Bureau v. Great Plains Lending, LLC
(Tribal Sovereign Immunity - Consumer Lending)United States v. Bear
(Criminal Jurisdiction) Tribal Courts Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/tribal/2016.htmlDeserly v. Fort Peck Tribes
(Tribal Court Jurisdiction; Healing to Wellness Court)In re S.B.H.
(Child Welfare - Custody; Child Support)Crofford v. Baker
(Employment Termination)Luond v. Mashantucket Pequot Gaming Enterprise
the Intergovernmental section, we feature some stories about the newly
appointed Justice to the U.S. Supreme Court and his impacts on American
Indian law issues. U.S. Regulatory Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2017.html
We feature a rule from the Department of Interior, Indian Gaming Commission, regarding Privacy Act procedures. Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2017.html
Here are the articles featured this week:
vulnerable children in Indian Country: Why and how the Violence Against
Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 should be extended to cover child
abuse committed on Indian reservations.
Oral tradition and the Kennewick man.
Assessing political economy in Native American nations.
A legal practitioner's guide to Indian and tribal law research.
Why the Religious Freedom Restoration Act cannot protect sacred sites.
Money is for nothing: The inherent want of consideration found in substantial exclusivity terms within tribal-state compacts.
silent epidemic: Revisiting the 2013 Reauthorization of the Violence
Against Women Act to better protect American Indian and Alaska Native
Complex adaptive peacemaking: How systems theory reveals advantages of traditional tribal dispute resolution methods.
law—the reaffirmation of the lack of Sixth Amendment protections for
indigent Native American defendants in Tribal court proceedings United States v. Bryant
, 136 S. Ct. 1954 (2016).
Indians, tribes, and (federal) jurisdiction. U.S. Legislation Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/115_uslegislation.html
One bill was added this week.
S.245: A bill to amend the Indian Tribal Energy Development and Self Determination Act of 2005, and for other purposes.