June 13, 2019

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/13

U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
The following cases were recently denied review:
King Mountain Tobacco Company, Inc. v. United States (Treaties; Taxation)
Mitchell, et al. v. Tulalip Tribes of Washington (Sovereign Immunity)
Teck Metals LTD v. The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation (Hazardous Waste)

Federal Courts Bulletin
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe v. United States Department of Agriculture (Hemp Production)
Pauma Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the Pauma and Yuima Reservation v. Unite Here International Union (National Labor Relations Board)
Rincon Mushroom Corporation of America v. B.M., J.C., V.W., G.P., S.S., C.K., D.W., DOE CO., DOE I, DOE II (Exhaustion of Tribal Court Remedies)

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin (contact us if you need help finding a copy of an article)
  • Resilience and Native girls: A critique.
  • Sovereign metaphors in Indian law.
  • The restatement of the law for American Indians: The process and why it matters.
  • Tribal nations and Congress's power to define offences against the law of nations.
  • From foundational law to limiting principles in federal Indian law.
  • United States v. Gillette: A tiny prairie casenote opening a window on the enveloping fog obscuring the Indian Civil Rights Act of 1968.
  • Native American religious accommodations, national parks, and the Cutter test.
  • Reversing course on environmental justice under the Trump administration.
News Bulletin
In the Health & Welfare section, we feature an article about a tribe taking on a management role for a troubled Indian Health Service hospital.

Legislation Bulletin

The following bills were added:
S.288: Justice for Native Survivors of Sexual Violence Act.
H.R.1373: Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act.

Regulatory Bulletin
The Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, has proposed a rule relating to standards, assessments, and accountability.