National Indian Law Library Bulletin (5/17/2018)


The National Indian Law Library added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 5/17/18.

U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Read the latest Tribal Supreme Court Project update published on 5/11/18.

Tribal Courts Bulletin
McClellan v. Grand Traverse Band Election Board and Petoskey (Tribal Elections)
Petoskey and Robert v. Grand Traverse Band Election Board (Tribal Elections)

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin

  • The 2017 Tax Act and Settlement Trusts [Alaska Law].
  • Review: A new legal resource for Alaska.
  • Breaking barriers to renewable energy production in the North American Arctic.
  • “At Bears Ears we can hear the voices of our ancestors in every canyon on every mesa top”: The creation of the first native national monument.
  • The small but powerful voice in American elections: A discussion of voting rights litigation on behalf of American Indians.
  • Bears Ears: National monument or national controversy?
  • Rebuilding trust? The Sand Creek Massacre and the Federal-Tribal Trust Relationship in Flute v. United States.

Federal Courts Bulletin
Alvin Van Pelt III v. Todd Giesen (Indian Civil Rights Act – Due Process)

State Courts Bulletin
Matter of Dependency of M.-A. F.-S. (Indian Child Welfare Act; Best Interests of the Child)
Matter of Welfare of S.R.K. (Indian Child Welfare Act; Minnesota Indian Family Preservation Act; Expert Testimony)

News Bulletin
In the Economic Development section, we feature articles about the possible impacts of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling regarding sports gaming.