National Indian Law Library Bulletin (3/15/2018)

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The National Indian Law Library added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 3/15/18.

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2018.html

  • Justice for Native Nations: Insights from legal pluralism.
  • GMOs, International law, and Indigenous peoples.
  • May the spirit of section 106 yet prevail?: Recognizing the environmental elements of Native American intangible cultural heritage.

Tribal Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/tribal/2018.html
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians v. Lambert (Impeachment)
Apachito v. Navajo Election Administration (Elections)
Northern Edge Casino v. Window Rock District Court (Personal Injury)

State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2018.html
State v. Zack (Jurisdiction)

Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2018.html
The Department of the Interior has issued a notice relating to a list of programs eligible for inclusion in funding agreements negotiated with self-governance tribes.

News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
In the Health & Welfare section, we feature a couple of articles about Congressional efforts to battle opioid addiction in Indian Country.

U.S. Legislation Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/115_uslegislation.html
The following bills were added:

  • S. 2514: PACED Act (Preserving Access to Cost Effective Drugs) [bill to abrogate tribal sovereign immunity]
  • S. 2545: A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize a special behavioral health program for Indians.
  • H.R.5244: To reaffirm the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe reservation, and for other purposes.
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