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U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Petitions for certiorari were denied in three cases on 10/5/20:
- Nobles v. North Carolina (Jury Selection)
- Native Wholesale Supply Company v. California, ex rel. Xavier Becerra (Sovereign Immunity)
- In Re Scott Louis YoungBear (Civil Rights; SOR)
Petition for certiorari was granted in one case on 10/5/20:
Wilson v. Oklahoma (Criminal Jurisdiction)
Federal Courts Bulletin
- United States v. Abouselman (Water Rights)
- United States v. State of Washington (Treaty Rights)
- SEC v. Sugarman (Securities Act; Exchange Act)
- Chemehuevi Indian Tribe v. United States (Trust Relationship)
U.S. Legislation - 116th Congress Bulletin
- S.4786 - A bill to require the Secretary of the Interior to convey to, and take into trust for the benefit of, the Burns Paiute Tribe certain land in the State of Oregon.
- S.4787 - A bill to amend the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act.
- H.R.8469 - To amend the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children Act to extend the deadline for a report by the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children, and for other purposes.
This week, in brief:
- The nomination of Amy Coney Barrett: An Indian law perspective
- How the pandemic has complicated voting access for millions of Native Americans
- Tribes critical after EPA grants Oklahoma regulatory authority in Indian Country
- Rez connectivity, human rights 'necessity'
- Nearly 3 in 10 Native American women work a front-line job, but they’re far from receiving equal pay
- ASU Law launches first-ever Indian gaming and self-governance programs
- Larissa FastHorse, a playwright of Indigenous stories, wins a MacArthur grant
- Webinar: McGirt v. Oklahoma: Understanding the implications of the recent Supreme Court decision across Native America
- Tribes defend themselves against a pandemic and South Dakota’s state government
- Eskimo Pie is getting rid of its derogatory name