September 28, 2017

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/28

U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Petition was filed in Window Rock Unified School District v. Reeves (Employment) on 9/25/17.
Petition was filed in  Tavares v. Whitehouse (Indian Civil Rights Act) on 9/21/17.

News Bulletin
In the Health & Welfare section, we feature an article about the status of Indian housing and, in the Sovereign Immunity section, we feature some articles about a drug company transferring patents to a tribe.

U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin
Upper Skagit Indian Tribe v. Suquamish Indian Tribe (Fishing Rights - Usual and Accustomed Fishing Grounds)
Wyoming v. Zinke (Trust Lands - Hydraulic Fracturing)

U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management declaration of an emergency for the Seminole Tribe of Florida.

U.S. Legislation Bulletin
The following bills were added:
S.1870: A bill to amend the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 to secure urgent resources vital to Indian victims of crime, and for other purposes.
H.R.3847: To revise the Yurok reservation, and for other purposes.
S.1855: A bill to permit the Miami Nation of Indiana to apply for acknowledgment as a federally recognized Indian tribe, and for other purposes.

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
We feature this article:
Towards ethical stewardship: Balancing natural and historic cultural resources in national parks.