National Indian Law Library Bulletin (4/26/2019)

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The National Indian Law Library added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 4/25/19.

U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin 
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2018-2019update.html
Petition for certiorari was filed in: 
Carter v. Sweeney (Indian Child Welfare Act) 
Petitions were denied in:
Wilson v. Horton’s Towing, et al. (Forfeiture) 
McNeal, et ux. v. Navajo Nation (Indian Gaming Regulatory Act; Jurisdiction) 

Read the latest Tribal Supreme Court Project update published on 4/23/19.

Federal Courts Bulletin
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2019.html
Gingras v. Think Finance, Inc.  (Lending; Tribal Sovereign Immunity)
Duanna Knighton v. Cedarville Rancheria of Northern Paiute Indians; Cedarville Rancheria Tribal Court; Patricia R. Lenzi  (Jurisdiction; Loans)
James Clay and Audrey Osceola v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue  (Tribal Sales Tax) 
Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians v. David Bernhardt (Land into Trust)

State Courts Bulletin 
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2019.html
Navajo Nation v. Department of Child Safety 
(Indian Child Welfare Act – Expert Witnesses)
People in Interest of E.T. (Indian Child Welfare Act – Expert Witnesses; Indian Child Welfare Act – Transfer to Tribal Court) 

Tribal Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/tribal/2019.html
Deidra M. Scruggs v. Mashantucket Pequot Gaming Enterprise  (Personal Injury) 
Gibson v. Colville Confederated Tribes 
(Jurisdiction; Employment; Immunity) 
Jennifer Nolan v. Celia Paul and Barry Collins  (Child Custody)
Melissa Williams v. Colville Confederated Tribes  (Judges – Recusal) 

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin (contact us if you need help finding a copy of an article) 
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2019.html

  • Rising tides, rising obligations: enforcing tribal trust responsibility for climate change mitigation. 
  • Deserving a place at the table: Effecting change in substantive environmental procedures in Indian Country. 
  • Crossing state lines: The Trojan horse invasion of rent-a-bank and rent-a-tribe schemes in modern usury law.
  • Law, cultural heritage, and climate change in the United States.
  • A comparative analysis: Legal and historical analysis of protecting indigenous cultural rights involving land disputes in Japan, New Zealand, and Hawai’i.

News Bulletin
https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
In the Environment & Energy section, we feature an article about tribal regulation of single-use plastics.