March 25, 2020

Indian Law Bulletins Updated 3/25

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

U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Petitions for certiorari were filed in three cases:
FMC Corporation v. Shoshone-Bannock Tribes (Tribal Jurisdiction)
Neff v. United States (Sovereign Immunity)
Baley v. United States (Reserved Water Rights)

Federal Courts Bulletin
Wilhite v. Littlelight (Federal Torts Claim Act)
Gardner v. Long (Federal Trust Land)
McCarter v. Lake (Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act)
Snoqualmie Indian Tribe v. State of Washington (Treaty Rights)

State Courts Bulletin
Peidlow v. Williams (Indian Child Welfare Act)
Bear v. Mid-Central Educational Cooperative (Indian Education)

U.S. Legislation - 116th Congress Bulletin
  • S.3511 - Supplemental Services for Native Elders Act
  • H.R. 6352 - To ensure that facilities of the Indian Health Service, facilities operated by an Indian tribe, tribal organization, or inter-tribal consortium, and facilities operated by an urban Indian organization receive items from the strategic national stockpile and qualified pandemic or epidemic products directly from the Department of Health and Human Services.
Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
  • Not yet America's best idea: Law, inequality, and Grand Canyon National Park.
  • Decolonization: Treaties, resource use, and environmental conservation.
News Bulletin
This week, in brief:

  • Urban couple helps community amid coronavirus crisis
  • Congress sends $40 million worth of help...minus a mechanism to distribute to tribes
  • First Native American super PAC's leader has Utah roots
  • Blackfeet Community College awarded funding for missing persons database
  • 'Native artists are resilient. We'll get through this'
  • Navajo student comes home to Navajo Nation after school at Duke and DC
  • Surviving the coronavirus crisis: DinĂ© perspectives
  • What are the Trump administration's new plans for Utah monuments?
  • Bored? This Indigenous list is for you