April 1, 2020

Indian Law Bulletins Updated 4/1

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
Petition for certiorari was filed in one case on 3/24/20:
Diné Citizens Against Ruining Our Environment, et al. v. Bureau of Indian Affairs, et al. (Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 19)

Federal Courts Bulletin
  • Rosebud Sioux Tribe v. United States (IHS; Treaty Rights)
  • Leachman v. United States (Indian Health Service)
  • Sturdevant v. Brott (Prison Litigation Reform Act)
  • Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. US Army Corps of Engineers (Treaty Rights; Cultural Resources)
  • Burt Lake Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians v. David Bernhardt (Federal Recognition)
  • Cherokee Nation v. David Bernhardt (Land Into Trust)
  • Cayuga Nation v. Tanner (Indian Gaming Regulatory Act)
Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin (contact us if you need help finding a copy of an article)
  • Introduction: Indigenous peoples, sustainability and climate change.
  • Kānāwai: Using ancient Hawaiian law to prepare for the future.
News Bulletin
This week, in brief:
  • 'We're building faith': Social Distance Powwow brings Indian Country together despite coronavirus
  • Tribes score victory in long-running battle against Dakota Access Pipeline
  • State of Washington bill to authorize tax compacting with tribes
  • Supreme Court churns along with Indian Country case amid coronavirus crisis
  • Mashpee Wampanoag face double crisis: COVID-19 and feds
  • Why are some Native Americans fighting efforts to decriminalize peyote?
  • Interview: Fighting and winning with Louise Erdrich
  • Seminole Museum to Smithsonian: 'No more stolen ancestors'
  • 'Be good to each other' (and share a virtual coffee)