June 15, 2018

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/14

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U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Petition for certiorari was filed in Citizen Potawatomi Nation v. Oklahoma (Indian Gaming - Arbitration) on 5/30/18.
A Per Curium Opinion was issued in Washington v. U.S. on 6/11/18.

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
  • Rejecting the Zero-Sum game in daily fantasy sports: A proposal for Arizona.
  • The Supreme Court's last 30 years of Federal Indian Law: Looking for equilibrium or supremacy?
  • Valuable lessons to learn from Tribal innovation.
  • The rapidly increasing extraction of oil, and Native Women, in North Dakota.
  • Statutory divestiture of Tribal Sovereignty.
  • Breaking faith with the Tribal Sovereignty Doctrine.
  • The puzzle of traditional knowledge.
  • Tribes and Cannabis: Seeking parity with States and consultation and agreement from the U.S. Government.
  • Lewis v. Clarke (15-1500).
  • DAPL: Storm clouds on the horizon in Indian Country.
  • The Volkswagen Settlement: An opportunity for Tribes to mitigate nitrous oxide emissions in Indian Country.
  • Domestic Violence.
  • Indian Nations and The Constitution.
Federal Courts Bulletin
United States v. Jim (Gaming Revenue Distributions; Taxation)
California v. Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians of California (Official Tribal Government)

State Courts Bulletin
White v. Schneiderman (Cigarette Taxation)

News Bulletin
In the Intergovernmental section, we feature an article about a U.S. Supreme Court decision that upholds protections for salmon.

U.S. Legislation Bulletin 

  • The following bills were added:
  • H.R.6030: Tribal School Federal Insurance Parity Act.
  • S.3046: Tribal Food Sovereignty Act of 2018
  • H.R.3744: Tribal Recognition Act of 2017
  • S.1285: Oregon Tribal Economic Development Act

Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a notice of the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, regarding the new list of designated tribal agents for service of notice in compliance with the Indian Child Welfare Act.