January 17, 2024

Indian Law Bulletins Updated 1/17/2024

Federal Courts Bulletin

  • Johnson v. Shinn, et al. (First Amendment; Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act; Security Threat Group)

State Courts Bulletin

  • Jeremiah Sipp v. Buffalo Thunder, Inc. (Indian Gaming Regulatory Act; Tribal Jurisdiction)
  • In re P.H. (Indian Child Welfare Act)
  • In re Ricardo T. (Indian Child Welfare Act)

U.S. Legislation - 118th Congress Bulletin

  • H.R.6949 - Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Reauthorization Act of 2024 / To reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996, and for other purposes.

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

  • Second-class administrative law.
  • Tribes and water in the wake of Navajo Nation and Sackett: Treaties, Winters, Montana, and rights of nature.
  • WIPO negotiations on intellectual property, genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge.

News Bulletin

This week, in brief:

  • Lawmakers will again push for more Tribal control over how Indigenous children are educated
  • No turning back: The largest dam removal in U.S. history begins
  • A legal historian’s book captures the continuing impacts of the Boldt Decision
  • State Supreme Court finds Tribes have jurisdiction over casino personal injury cases
  • Senators introduce bipartisan legislation to advance Tribal parity in federal law