National Indian Law Library Bulletin (3/24/2017)


The National Indian Law Library added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 3/24/17.

U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Petition was denied in Meyers v. Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin (Tribal Sovereign Immunity) on 3/20/17 and filed in Central New York Fair Business Association v. Zinke (Land into Trust) on 3/9/17.

U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin
Yazzie v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (Clean Air Act – Federal Implementation Plan)
Hopi Tribe v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (Clean Air Act – Federal Implementation Plan)
A.D. v. Washburn (Indian Child Welfare Act – Unconstitutional)

State Courts Bulletin
Kaplan v. State (State Taxation)

News Bulletin
In the Health & Welfare section, we feature articles about a recent court decision relating to the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act.

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
The mascot manifesto: Challenging the constitutionality of Section 2(a) of the Lanham Act in a heightened era of political correctness.

U.S. Legislation Bulletin
Three bills were added:
H.R.669: Columbia River In-Lieu and Treaty Fishing Access Sites Improvement Act.
S.691: A bill to extend Federal recognition to the Chickahominy Indian Tribe, the Chickahominy Indian Tribe-Eastern Division, the Upper Mattaponi Tribe, the Rappahannock Tribe, Inc., the Monacan Indian Nation, and the Nansemond Indian Tribe.
H.R.1650: To establish a national, research-based, and comprehensive home study assessment process for the evaluation of prospective foster parents and adoptive parents and provide funding to States and Indian tribes to adopt such process.

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