March 15, 2018

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 3/15

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
  • Justice for Native Nations: Insights from legal pluralism.
  • GMOs, International law, and Indigenous peoples.
  • May the spirit of section 106 yet prevail?: Recognizing the environmental elements of Native American intangible cultural heritage.
Tribal Courts Bulletin  
  • Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians v. Lambert (Impeachment)
  • Apachito v. Navajo Election Administration (Elections)
  • Northern Edge Casino v. Window Rock District Court (Personal Injury)

State Courts Bulletin
State v. Zack (Jurisdiction)

Regulatory Bulletin
The Department of the Interior has issued a notice relating to a list of programs eligible for inclusion in funding agreements negotiated with self-governance tribes. 

News Bulletin
In the Health & Welfare section, we feature a couple of articles about Congressional efforts to battle opioid addiction in Indian Country. 

Mashpee Wampanoag
U.S. Legislation Bulletin
The following bills were added:
  • S. 2514: PACED Act (Preserving Access to Cost Effective Drugs) [bill to abrogate tribal sovereign immunity]
  • S. 2545: A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize a special behavioral health program for Indians.
  • H.R.5244: To reaffirm the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe reservation, and for other purposes.