June 24, 2020

Indian Law Bulletins Updated 6/24

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 denied in two cases on 6/22/20:
Baley v. United States (Endangered Species Act; Water Rights)
Cherokee Nation v. Bernhardt (Reservation Boundaries)

Federal Courts Bulletin
Western Watersheds Project v. Bernhardt (Endangered Species Act; National Forest Management Act)

State Courts Bulletin
New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency v. K.L.B. and C.J. (Indian Child Welfare Act)

U.S. Legislation - 116th Congress Bulletin

  • H.R.7263 - To repeal the eighth proviso under Operation of Indian Programs of 1998 to restore Tribal sovereignty.

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin (contact us if you need help finding a copy of an article)

  • The canary in the coalmine--The tragic history of the U.S. government's policies toward Native peoples.
  • Murphy v. NCAA and the legalization of sports betting in states and Indian Country.
  • Piliʻōlelo: E Ahona Kānaka I Ke O‘a Kānāwai.

News Bulletin
This week, in brief:

  • Little Shell nationhood passes six month mark
  • The power of California's Native American youth in the 2020 Census
  • AZ tribes sue federal government over water quality rules
  • Supreme Court winds down unusual term with tribal sovereignty case on docket
  • Mishigamiing Journalism Project starts at Record-Eagle
  • Blackfeet film takes home an Emmy
  • Northern Arapaho woman beings campaign for state's sole U.S. House seat
  • Why I removed Confederate monuments from the Cherokee Capitol Grounds
  • Your road trip is not more important than Indian Country