November 2, 2017
NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 11/2
Petition was denied in S.S. v. Colorado River Indian Tribes (Indian Child Welfare Act) on 10/30/17.
Read the latest Tribal Supreme Court Project update published on 10/26/17.
In the Intergovernmental section, we feature a couple of articles relating to legal challenges to the Indian Child Welfare Act.
U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin
The Stockbridge-Munsee Community v. State of Wisconsin (Gaming; Statute of Limitations)
Tribal Courts Bulletin
GTB Anishinaabek Family Services (Child Custody; Traditional Law)
In re Donn (Child Custody; Traditional Law)
Frank and Risling v. Jackson (Employment - Wrongful Termination; Tribal Sovereign Immunity)
State Courts Bulletin
Brown v. Garcia (Tribal Sovereign Immunity; Disenrollment)
U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a notice of the Department of Agriculture about a meeting of the office of tribal relations council for Native American farming and ranching.
U.S. Legislation Bulletin
The following bills were added:
S.Res.316: A resolution recognizing National Native American Heritage Month and celebrating the heritages and cultures of Native Americans and the contributions of Native Americans to the United States.
S.2012: Tribal Economic Assistance Act of 2017.
H.R.4164: Industrial Hemp Water Rights Act.
Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
We feature this article:
Representing states, tribes, and local governments before, during, and after a presidentially-declared disaster.