National Indian Law Library Bulletin (9/29/2016)

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The National Indian Law Library added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/29/16.

U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2016-2017update.html
Petition for certiorari was granted in Lewis v. Clarke (Tribal Sovereign Immunity)

News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
We feature articles about the recent White House Tribal Leaders Conference as well as a settlement of mismanaged monetary assets and natural resources held in trust by the United States for the benefit of tribes.

U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2016dct.html
Littlefield v. U.S. Dept. of the Interior (Land into Trust)
Navajo Nation v. Urban Outfitters, Inc. (Trademarks)

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2016lr.html
These articles were added:
Reconciling patent law and traditional knowledge: Strategies for countries with traditional knowledge to successfully protect their knowledge from abuse.
Spreading justice to rural Montana: Expanding local legal services in underserved rural communities.
Let the jury fit the crime: Increasing Native American jury pool representation in Federal judicial districts with Indian Country criminal jurisdiction.
Sacred in the city: the Huron Indian Cemetery and the preservation laws.
Challenge-flag thrown: the trademark trial and appeal board’s cancellation of the Redskins’ trademarks and pro-football’s chances on appeal.

U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2016fr.html
We feature an adopted rule from the Environmental Protection Agency regarding treating tribes as states under provisions of the Clean Water Act.

U.S. Legislation Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/114_uslegislation.html
The following bill and resolution were added:
S.1579: Native American Tourism and Improving Visitor Experience Act (NATIVE Act).
S.Res.577: A resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Alaska Federation of Natives.

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