August 16, 2023

Indian Law Bulletins Updated 8/16/23

Federal Courts Bulletin

  • Nygaard v. Taylor (Tribal Court Jurisdiction; Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act)
  • Pollard, et al. v. Johnson, et al. (Tribal Sovereign Immunity; Indian Right-of-Way Act)
  • Williams v. Harpe (McGirt v. Oklahoma; Due Diligence)
  • Perez and Torres v. City of San Antonio (Temporary Restraining Order; Religious Freedom)
  • Huntley and Jackson, et al. v. Rosebud Economic Development Corporation, et al. (Tribal Lending; Arbitration; Choice-of-Law Provision)
  • Garfield County, et al. v. Biden, et al. (Antiquities Act; Sovereign Immunity; Motion to Dismiss)
  • Narragansett Indian Meeting Church v. Johnson (Stay Discovery; Self-Incrimination; Property Dispute)
  • Harris v. FSST Management Services, LLC (Tribal Lending; Arbitration; Choice-of-Law Provision)
  • Buchanan v. Water Resources Department of Oregon (Tribal Water Rights; Klamath Project)
  • Burkette v. East Feliciana Parish Sheriff Jeffrey Travis, et al. (Tribal Federal Recognition)

U.S. Regulatory Bulletin

  • Notice of Availability of Tribal Allocation Formula for the Tribal Home Electrification and Appliance Rebates Programs (Energy)
  • Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program; Tribal Transit Program (DOT)
  • Clean Water Act Section 404 Tribal and State Program Regulation (EPA)
  • Indian Entities Recognized by and Eligible To Receive Services From the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs (Interior)
  • Fiscal Year 2023 List of Programs Eligible for Inclusion in Funding Agreements Negotiated With Self-Governance Tribes by Interior Bureaus Other Than the Bureau of Indian Affairs; Fiscal Year 2024 Programmatic Targets (Interior)

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

  • The aftermath of McGirt and Castro-Huerta: Problems and possible solutions relating to white collar crime in the city of Tulsa.
  • Canon against conquest.
  • Criminal jurisdiction in Indian Country: A federalism problem.
  • Federal statutory and regulatory definitions of 'Indian'.
  • The march of co-management - The Biden-Harris administration's expanding work with tribes.
  • Sacred easements.
  • Tribal air.
  • Tribal sovereignty preempted.

News Bulletin

This week, in brief:

  • Young environmental activists prevail in first-of-its-kind climate change trial
  • Dept. of Interior to Host Public Meeting on Proposed Changes to Indian Arts and Crafts Act at Santa Fe Indian Market
  • Native Hawaiian sacred sites have been damaged in the Lahaina wildfires – but, as an Indigenous scholar writes, their stories will live on
  • Federal judge tosses Utah lawsuit seeking to shrink Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante monuments
  • California water agency under investigation for discriminating against tribes, people of color