September 19, 2018

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/19

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin (contact us if you need help finding a copy of an article)
  • HB-2951: Increasing services to report and investigate missing Native American women.
  • Exercising sovereignty through tribal courts.
  • Eluding the proper scope of federal jurisdiction: United States v. Johnny Smith and the Assimilative Crimes Act.
Federal Courts Bulletin
Pakootas v. Teck Cominco Metals, LTD. (Hazardous Waste)
Oglala Sioux Tribe v. Fleming (Indian Child Welfare Act)

State Courts Bulletin
In re Beers (Michigan Indian Family Preservation Act; Indian Child Welfare Act - Termination of Parental Right)

Little Shell Chippewa Tribe seal
News Bulletin
In the Recognition and Enrollment section, we feature an article about Little Shell tribal recognition progress.

U.S. Legislation Bulletin
The following resolution was added:
S.Res.631: A resolution recognizing the 50th anniversary of the Indian Civil Rights Act and voting rights for American Indian and Alaska Native communities across the country.