September 10, 2020

Indian Law Bulletins Updated 9/10

Federal Courts Bulletin

  • Jamul Action Committee v. Simermeyer (IGRA; Sovereign Immunity)
  • Nanouk v. United States (FTCA)
  • Pauma Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the Pauma & Yuima Reservation v. State of California (IGRA)
  • Genskow v. Prevost (Tribal Sovereign Immunity)

State Courts Bulletin
Matter of Dependency of Z.J.G (ICWA)

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

  • The civil jurisdictional landscape in eastern Oklahoma post McGirt v. Oklahoma.
  • Bringing back the great bear: Challenges and opportunities of Grizzly restoration in the Northern Rockies.

News Bulletin
This week, in brief:

  • NARF is accepting applications for the 2021 summer law clerkships now until September 18th. Learn more at
  • Alaska lawsuit calls for safer voting process during pandemic
  • 'It's up to us': Census response risks undercount, underfunding for North Dakota tribes
  • South Dakota Native Homeownership Coalition members showcase successful Native veterans homeownership models
  • Coalition of Indian tribes, foster youth group, and LGBTQ+ youth orgs file suit to fight Trump administration’s failure to count children in foster care
  • EPA unveils Western office to focus on abandoned mine tracking, cleanup
  • Squaw Valley Ski Resort near Lake Tahoe to change name from the 'racist and sexist slur'
  • Chickasaw student grabs spot in Johns Hopkins European master's program