November 9, 2017

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 11/9

Secretary Tahsuda with Kiowa Black Leggings
Warrior Society. Photo: U.S. DOI

News Bulletin
In the Land & Water section, we feature an article about the Trump administration delaying the roll-out of a controversial trust land rule.

U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin
Mitchell v. Tulalip Tribes of Washington (Tribal Taxation - Real Estate)
Redding Rancheria v. Hargan (Health Insurance - Tribally-funded Program)
Ute Indian Tribe v. Lawrence (Jurisdiction; Breach of Contract)

State Courts Bulletin
Rocks Off Inc. v. Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation (Tribal Sovereign Immunity; Jurisdiction)
Coeur D'Alene Tribe v. Johnson (Tribal Court Judgments - Full Faith and Credit)

U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
The Administration for Native Americans publishes rules relating to funding areas.

U.S. Legislation Bulletin
The following bills were added:
H.R.4208: Wildland Fires Act of 2017 (See Sec. 3 Definitions: (5) Indian Tribe)

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
We feature these articles:
Native Hawaiians wage an ongoing battle to organize into a sovereign nation.
"To further justice in the greater Native American community": Ethical responsibilities of a tribal attorney in disenrollment disputes.
Hope for Indian tribes in the U.S. Supreme Court?: Menominee, Nebraska v. Parker, Bryant, Dollar General.