April 10, 2024

Indian Law Bulletins Updated 4/10/2024

Federal Courts Bulletin

  • David W. Thayer v. Laura Howard, Haleigh Bennett, Jeff Brown, Lesia Dipman, and Linda Kidd (Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA))
  • Native American Guardian's Association v. Washington Commanders (Mascots and Native Representation)
  • Tamarisk Rd. Trust UDT v. Prieto (Federal Court Jurisdiction; Trust Allotment)

U.S. Regulatory Bulletin

  • Alaska Native Claims Selection (Interior)

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

  • Bridging the gap: A systematic guide to Tribal code drafting.
  • By definition ignored?: Indigenous Peoples’ fishing rights in the WTO Fisheries Subsidies Agreement 2022.
  • Examining the implications of Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians v. Coughlin: How are Tribal business enterprises impacted under the bankruptcy code?
  • Farm bill implications in Indian Country.
  • Fractionation or consolidation? The Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations (2012-2022).
  • The greatest time to practice law in Indian Country.
  • The last true people’s court: Oklahoma’s Tribal courts as an access to justice.
  • The model Tribal energy code: Energy sovereignty for Native American nations.
  • Sustainable mining challenges: Alaska water permitting and the United States green energy transition.
  • The unfortunate path: The history leading to the Indian Child Welfare Act.

News Bulletin

This week, in brief:

  • Navajo Nation moves Tribal election date to match earlier Arizona primary election date
  • Oklahoma court rules 'McGirt' does not apply in Osage Nation
  • Illinois could ban Native American school mascots
  • Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe celebrates legal victory over land in trust
  • Tlingit and Haida went to Denver to reclaim their cultural objects. They left empty-handed — and continue to fight.