U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
- One petition for certiorari was filed last week on 4/6/22:
- Becker v. Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation (State Court Jurisdiction)
Federal Courts Bulletin
- Nguyen v. Foley (Tribal Courts; Child Welfare)
State Courts Bulletin
- In the Interest of Z.K. (Indian Child Welfare Act)
- In re I.F. (Indian Child Welfare Act)
U.S. Legislation - 117th Congress Bulletin
- H.R.7455 - To amend the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act to secure existing Tribal contract support cost reimbursements, and for other purposes.
Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin (contact us if you need help finding a copy of an article)
- Indigenous interpretations: Invoking the third Indian canon to combat climate change.
- Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
- Dual taxation in Indian Country: The struggle to correct Cotton Petroleum.
This week, in brief:
- Establishing rights to self determination
- Court blocks Montana laws that restrict Native American voting rights
- Tribes assert water rights on Colorado River Basin
- Oklahoma’s abortion bill & Indigenous impact
- Proposed lithium mine near Oregon-Nevada border stirs concerns among tribes
- Representation in the medical field: U of M working to boost Native American population in medical schools
- Petroglyphs vandalized, multiple agencies announce reward for information leading to arrest
- Red Cloud Indian School attempts to help community heal through immersion program
- Ute tribe, environmentalist groups call for closure of the White Mesa Uranium Mill
- Indigenous group wants justice after 'traumatizing' raid at Detroit park
- MSU graduate student works to understand, control invasive grass on Crow Reservation
- Sipayik's water crisis
- OST Archeological Repatriation office coming
- Indigenous leaders say GOP's new voter ID law will silence the voices of Native people
- A tradition of science: Selections from Science Moab interviews about Indigenous scientific knowledge
- Indigenous artists highlight shared histories of abstraction and survival in the Whitney Biennial