U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Petition was denied in Meyers v. Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin (Tribal Sovereign Immunity) on 3/20/17 and filed in Central New York Fair Business Association v. Zinke (Land into Trust) on 3/9/17.
U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin
Yazzie v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (Clean Air Act - Federal Implementation Plan)
Hopi Tribe v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (Clean Air Act - Federal Implementation Plan)
A.D. v. Washburn (Indian Child Welfare Act - Unconstitutional)
State Courts Bulletin
Kaplan v. State (State Taxation)
the Health & Welfare section, we feature articles about a recent
court decision relating to the constitutionality of the Indian Child
Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
mascot manifesto: Challenging the constitutionality of Section 2(a) of
the Lanham Act in a heightened era of political correctness.
U.S. Legislation Bulletin
Three bills were added:
H.R.669: Columbia River In-Lieu and Treaty Fishing Access Sites Improvement Act.
A bill to extend Federal recognition to the Chickahominy Indian Tribe,
the Chickahominy Indian Tribe-Eastern Division, the Upper Mattaponi
Tribe, the Rappahannock Tribe, Inc., the Monacan Indian Nation, and the
Nansemond Indian Tribe.
H.R.1650: To establish a national,
research-based, and comprehensive home study assessment process for the
evaluation of prospective foster parents and adoptive parents and
provide funding to States and Indian tribes to adopt such process.