New Indian Law Bulletin Content Published on 12/19/16.

The National Indian Law Library added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 12/19/16.  Sign up for free (generally weekly) email updates here. Not all updates are published on this blog.

U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2016-2017update.html
Petition was filed in Meyers v. Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin (Tribal Sovereign Immunity) on 12/7/16.

U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2016cta.html
Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Indian Nation v. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (Tobacco – Federal Excise Tax)

U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2016dct.html
Tribe v. Fleming (Indian Child Welfare Act – Due Process Clause)
Navajo Health Foundation v. Burwell (Indian Health Service Contracts)

State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2016state.html
Stand Up for California! v. State (Land into Trust; Gaming)

News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
In the Land & Water section we feature articles about recent Indian water settlements.

U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2016fr.html
We feature a Department of Justice notice of federal concurrent jurisdiction with the Hoopa Valley Tribe.

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2016lr.html
Here are the articles featured this week:
Is the Indian Child Welfare Act losing steam?: Narrowing non-custodial parental rights after Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl.
Religious Freedom Restoration Act–substantial burden–Ninth Circuit holds that federal cannabis prohibition is not a substantial burden.– Oklevueha Native American Church of Hawaii, Inc. v. Lynch, 828 F.3d 1012 (9th CIR. 2016).

U.S. Legislation Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/114_uslegislation.html
These bills were added:
S.612: Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act.
S.817: A bill to provide for the addition of certain real property to the reservation of the Siletz Tribe in the State of Oregon.
S.818: A bill to amend the Grand Ronde Reservation Act to make technical corrections, and for other purposes.

National Indian Law Library/NARF
dselden@narf.org

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