National Indian Law Library Bulletin (4/18/2018)

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The National Indian Law Library added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 4/17/18.

U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2017-2018update.html
Petition was filed in: Lummi Tribe of the Lummi Reservation, Washington v. United States (Jurisdiction; Grant in Aid Funds) on 4/5/18.
Petition was filed in: County of Amador, CA v. Department of the Interior, et al. (Land into Trust) on 4/11/18.

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

  • Who can sue? The Sixth Circuit in D.O. v. Glisson deepens the split over a private right of action to foster care maintenance payments.
  • Personalizing pollution and landscape destruction: How Native American and international perspectives should be integrated into federal environmental policy.
  • The Gorge Commission: An adequate forum for States, Countries, Tribes and the railroads operating in the Columbia River Gorge.
  • Tribal sovereign immunity as a defense in overcoming IPR challenges of brand name pharmaceutical patent validity at PTAB- Effects on the industry.

Tribal Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/tribal/2018.html
Byrd v. Cherokee Nation Businesses, LCC (Wrongful Termination)
Schmitz v. Cherokee Nation Businesses, LLC (Wrongful Termination)
Parks v. Taylor (Guardianship – Domestic Violence Protection Order)
Arnold v. Cherokee Nation Entertainment (Disability Benefits)
Weeks v. Combs (Child Custody)
Josellis v. Field (Notice of Appeal)

Federal Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2018.html
Butte County, California v. Chaudhuri (Land into Trust)
Brakebill v. Jaeger (Voting Rights)

State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2018.html
Mendoza v. Isleta Resort (Workers Compensation)
Olson v. North Dakota Department of Transportation (Criminal Jurisdiction)

News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
In the Health & Welfare section, we feature articles about a new law passed by Congress addressing the epidemic of missing and murdered Native American women.

Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2018.html
We feature a proclamation from the Department of the Interior relating to adding land to the reservation of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians.

U.S. Legislation Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/115_uslegislation.html
The following bills and resolutions were added:
S.2515: PROGRESS for Indian Tribes Act
The following bill passed and became law:
S.772: Ashlynne Mike AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act. (Became PL 116-156)