U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Petitions for certiorari were granted in two cases on 1/8/21:
- Mnuchin v. Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation (CARES Act)
- Alaska Native Village Corporation Association v. Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation (CARES Act)
- FMC Corporation v. Shoshone-Bannock Tribes (Jurisdiction)
Federal Courts Bulletin
- United States v. Earth (Major Crimes Act)
- Pit River Tribe v. Bureau of Land Management (Administrative Procedure Act)
- United States v. Osage Wind, LLC (Osage Minerals Estate)
- Red Lake Band of Chippewa v. United States Army Corps of Engineers (National Environmental Policy Act; Clean Water Act)
Tribal Courts Bulletin
- Corona v. Fort Peck Tribes (ICWA)
- Flynn v. Dupree (Civil Jurisdiction)
Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin (contact us if you need help finding a copy of an article)
- Rehabilitative justice: The effectiveness of healing to wellness, opioid intervention, and drug courts.
- The Indian Child Welfare Act's application to civil commitments of Indian children in state court proceeding.
- Peyote crisis confronting modern Indigenous peoples: The declining peyote population and a demand for conservation.
- Tribal power, worker power: Organizing unions in the context of Native sovereignty.
This week, in brief:
- Supreme Court to hear case on Native Corps’ eligibility for tribal funds
- Continuation of uranium and Radiation Exposure Compensation Act advocacy sought by Navajo Nation Council after line item vetoes
- United States Supreme Court decision confirms tribal jurisdiction over FMC Corporation
- Northern Arizona University report finds Community Health Reps, who provide critical services to Native Americans, need more support
- Four California tribes voice urgent concerns about the Humboldt child welfare system
- How a farm in South King County may hold seeds of hope for homeless Native Americans
- 'We're still growing': Tribal college in Palm Desert pushes forward virtually amid COVID-19
- Yearlong celebration of Cherokee syllabary planned
- Colorado Office of Film recognized for highlighting native voices