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U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
The Tribal Supreme Court Project posted a case update on 6/11/21.
Two petitions for certiorari were denied on 6/14/21:
- Gilbert v. Weahkee (Indian Health Service; Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act)
- Crossett v. Emmet County (Jurisdiction; Law Enforcement)
Federal Courts Bulletin
- United States v. Martinez (Major Crimes Act)
- Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation v. Klickitat County (Reservation Boundaries)
State Courts Bulletin
- In the Interest of G.D. and M.D. v. State of Utah (Indian Child Welfare Act)
- In the Matter of the Application of Enbridge Energy (Enbridge Line 3; Treaty Rights)
U.S. Legislation - 117th Congress Bulletin
- H.R.3841 - To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to the collection and availability of health data with respect to Indian Tribes, and for other purposes.
Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin (contact us if you need help finding a copy of an article)
- Inuit Nunangat regional overlaps: Reciprocal harvesting & wildlife management agreements.
- Rebalancing Bracker forty years later.
- Native nations' land ownership and our disservice to their people and culture: A proposed legislative solution and a lesson to be learned.
- The blind eye: Jus Soli, and the "pretended" Treaty of New Echota.
- Case law on American Indians.
This week, in brief:
- ‘It’s a great day for Mother Earth': Indian Country welcomes demise of Keystone XL pipeline
- Indian Affairs promised to reform tribal jails. We found death, neglect and disrepair
- Interior secretary urges Biden to enlarge Bears Ears, Grand Staircase, report says
- How the Chehalis Tribe in Washington state overturned a racist 1834 law
- Tribal colleges empower Native students with an affordable, culturally relevant education - but need more funding
- Environmental justice and climate change is multi-dimensional for Indigenous people
- ‘Our whole mission is Indigenous education and Indigenous food access’: A Q&A with owners of Owamni by The Sioux Chef
- Tribal leaders, experts talk American Rescue Plan’s impact
- Will history repeat in a dry Klamath Basin this summer?
- Minnesota appeals court upholds approval of Line 3 permits
- Minnesota novelist Louise Erdrich wins Pulitzer for personal story of 'persistence and survival'