April 28, 2017

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 4/28

U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin
New Mexico v. Department of Interior (Indian Gaming Regulatory Act - Tribal-State Compacts)
Fletcher v. United States (Fiduciary Duty)
Lesperance v. Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians (Tribal Sovereign Immunity)

Tribal Courts Bulletin
Licciardello v. Mashantucket Pequot Gaming Enterprise (Civil Law; Torts; Negligence)

News Bulletin
In the Sacred Places section, we feature articles about a Trump executive order to direct the Department of Interior to review and recommend changes to National Monument designations.

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
The following articles were added:
Recognition of tribal court orders and judgments.
Overriding tribal sovereignty by applying the National Labor Relations Act to Indian tribes in Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort v. National Labor Relations Board.
A fouled hand: Ysleta del sur Pueblo's struggle to game in Texas.
Paths in the wilderness?: The politics and practices of Hopi religious freedom in Hopitutskwa.
Hope for the Hopi in a post-Hobby Lobby world: The Supreme Court's recent interpretation of RFRA and strengthening Native Americans' religious-based land rights claims.
A new narrative: Native Hawaiian law.

U.S. Legislation Bulletin
S.975: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend the Indian coal production tax credit.
S.943:  Johnson O’Malley Supplemental Indian Education Program Modernization Act
S.J.Res.11: A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Bureau of Land Management relating to "Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation".
H.R.2083: Endangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act. See SEC. 5. TREATY RIGHTS OF FEDERALLY RECOGNIZED INDIAN TRIBES.