U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin
United States v. State of Washington (Treaty Fishing Rights)
Richard Kapela Davis v. Neil Abercrombie (Native Hawaiians; Prisoners - Religious Rights)
Pueblo of Pojoaque v. State of New Mexico (Tribal - State Gaming Compacts)
State Courts Bulletin
In the Interest of A.O., V.O., and C.O., and Concerning V.S.O. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Transfer to Tribal Court)
Tribal Courts Bulletin
Santander Bank, N.A. v. Colebut (Debt - Foreclosure)
In the Tribal Jurisdiction section, we feature a story about the first jury trial conviction of a non-Indian defendant under the Violence Against Women Act.
Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
The following articles were added:
The rise of tribes and the fall of Federal Indian Law.
Incarcerating Native American youth in Federal Bureau of Prisons Facilities: The problem with Federal Jurisdiction over Native youth under The Major Crimes Act.
Reaction to: Incarcerating Native American youth in Federal Bureau of Prisons Facilities: The problem with Federal Jurisdiction over Native youth under The Major Crimes Act.
Failing Native American prisoners: RLUIPA and the dilution of strict scrutiny.
Reaction to failing Native American prisoners: RLUIPA and the dilution of strict scrutiny by Clinton Oxford: Assesing levels of scrutiny with scrutiny.
U.S. Legislation Bulletin
We added twelve new bills this week. Look for materials annotated with "added on 5/26/17."