August 17, 2018

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/16

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin (contact us if you need help finding a copy of an article)
  • Addressing the opioid crisis in Indian Country with a Parens Patriae action in tribal court.
  • Return to Worcester: Dollar General and the restoration of tribal jurisdiction to protect Native women and children.
  • Punishment in Indian Country: Ironies of Federal punishment of Native Americans.
  • The negative effects of confusion over collateral agreements under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act: Which agreements need review?
Tribal Courts Bulletin
Gilliland v. Cherokee Nation (Criminal Jurisdiction)

Federal Courts Bulletin
Gila River Indian Community v. United States Department of Veterans Affairs (Health Care Costs - Veterans)
United States v. King Mountain Tobacco Company, Inc. (Federal Excise Taxation - Tobacco Products)
Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town v. United States (Oklahoma Indian Welfare Act - Trust Funds)
McCoy v. Salish Kootenai College, Inc. (Tribal Colleges - Sovereign Immunity)

State Courts Bulletin
Drabik v. Thomas (Tribal Sovereign Immunity)
Matter of A.P. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Notice)
Matter of D.E. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Termination of Parental Rights)

News Bulletin
In the Intergovernmental section, we feature articles about impact of next Supreme Court nominee on Native American rights.

Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a request for comments on subsistence taking of Northern Fur Seals on the Pribilof Islands from the Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.