National Indian Law Library Bulletin (3/1/2017)

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The National Indian Law Library added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 3/1/17.

U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2016-2017update.html
Petition was filed in Sun v. Mashantucket Pequot Gaming Enterprise (Jurisdiction; Due Process) on January 3, 2017.
Petition was denied in Alto v. Jewell (Disenrollment) on February 27, 2017.

U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2017.html
State of Wyoming v. United States Environmental Protection Agency (Reservation Diminishment)
Bruguier v. Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians (Employment – Wrongful Termination)
Fort Sill Apache Tribe v. National Indian Gaming Commission (Gaming – Tribal Lands)

Tribal Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/tribal/2016.html
Becenti-Aguilar v. Begay (Tribal Elections)
Calflooking v. Tulalip Tribes (Criminal Law – Exclusion)

State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2017.html
Lundgren v. Upper Skagit Indian Tribe (In Rem Jurisdiction; Tribal Sovereign Immunity)
In re Adoption of A.R. (Indian Child Welfare Act; Posthumous Adoptions)

News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
In the Recognition and Enrollment section, we feature an article about the U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal to hear a tribal disenrollment case.

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2017.html
Here are the articles featured this week:
Congress resurrects a Native harvest and creates potential for conflict in migratory bird management.
The legislative history of the McCarran amendment: An effort to determine whether Congress intended for State court jurisdiction to extend to Indian reserved water rights.
The control of air pollution on Indian reservations.

U.S. Legislation Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/115_uslegislation.html
Two bills were added:
S.458: A bill to support the education of Indian children.
S.465: A bill to provide for an independent outside audit of the Indian Health Service.

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