June 26, 2019

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/25

U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
The following cases were recently denied review:
Poarch Band of Creek Indians, et al. v. Wilkes, et al. (Tribal Tort Claim Liability; Non-Members)
Bearcomesout v. United States (Double Jeopardy)

State Courts Bulletin

Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida v. Lewis Tein P.L.
(Tribal Sovereign Immunity)

Federal Courts Bulletin
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe v. Ryan Zinke (Land into Trust; "Under Federal Jurisdiction")

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin (contact us if you need help finding a copy of an article)
  • Reviewing St. Regis: Unresolved issues at the intersection of tribal sovereign immunity and patent law.
  • No take backs: Presidential authority and public land withdrawals.
  • Dam(n) displacement: compensation, resettlement, and indigeneity.
News Bulletin
In the Environment & Energy section, we feature an article about how solar could make WA tribes energy independent.