U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Petition was filed in Upper Skagit Indian Tribe v. Lundgren (Tribal Sovereign Immunity) on 9/11/17.
Read the latest Tribal Supreme Court Project
update published on 9/22/17.
In the Tribal Government section, we feature an article regarding a possible tribal carbon tax initiative.
U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin
United States v. Osage Wind, LLC (Mining Leases; Wind Turbines)
Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe v. McFarland (Bankruptcy - Fraudulent Transfers)
Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation v. Porrino (State Recognition of Tribes)
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe v. Gerlach (Indian Gaming; State Taxation)
State Courts Bulletin
Scott Ranch LLC (Tribal Water Rights Adjudication)
Sharp Image Gaming INC. v. Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians (Indian Gaming - Collateral Agreements)
U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
feature a notice of the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian
Affairs, proclaiming certain lands as reservation for the Jamestown
S'Klallam Tribe of Washington.
U.S. Legislation Bulletin
The following bills were added:
H.R.3354: Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2018.
H.R.3744: Tribal Recognition Act of 2017.
Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
We feature these articles:
Sacrifice zones in the green energy economy: The "new" climate refugees.
Rights without remedies.