February 12, 2020

Indian Law Bulletins Updated 2/12

We have scoured the web. Here are some of the latest materials related to Indian Law. Find all of the latest updates at narf.org/nill/bulletins/

U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Petitions for certiorari were filed in two cases on 1/30/20 and 2/3/20:
James v. JW Gaming Development (Sovereign Immunity)
Native Wholesale Supply Company v. California, ex rel. Xavier Becerra (Sovereign Immunity)

Federal Courts Bulletin
Narragansett Indian Tribal Historic Preservation Office v. FERC (National Historic Preservation Act; Cultural Resources)
United States v. Sauk-Suiattle Indian Tribe of Washington (Sovereign Immunity)

State Courts Bulletin
Herpel v. County of Riverside (Tax Regulation)
In Regard to the Guardianship of Eliza W. (Indian Child Welfare Act)

U.S. Legislation - 116th Congress Bulletin
H.R.5850 - To expedite and streamline the deployment of affordable broadband service on Tribal land, and for other purposes

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin 
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2020.htmlMoving forward from the scoop era: Providing active efforts under the Indian Child Welfare Act in Illinois.

News Bulletin
This week, in brief:
  • Court focuses on Native idea of family
  • Indian inmate files opening brief in Supreme Court sovereignty case
  • Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals upholds Ute Indian Tribe's exclusive right to control its lands
  • Gabe Galanda: The United States must help stop disenrollment
  • Sacred Native American burial sites are being blown up for Trump's border wall, lawmaker says
  • South Dakota bars IDs and 'disenfranchises' tribal citizens
  • Cherokee journalist Rebecca Nagle wins prize for work on Indian law case
  • South Dakota approves $100 million solar project on Pine Ridge Reservation
  • Native American Jewish Justice Raquel Montoya-Lewis tells us how she made history
  • Ballot harvesting or a voting assist?