National Indian Law Library Bulletin (9/4/2019)


The National Indian Law Library added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/4/19.

U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Petition for certiorari is pending in:
California Trout v. Hoopa Valley Tribe (Clean Water Act; Water Rights)

Federal Courts Bulletin
United States of America v. Jeffrey Antonio (Indian Pueblo Lands Act; Tribal Jurisdiction)
Rosita George v. Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation (Navajo-Hopi Settlement Act)

U.S. Legislation – 116th Congress Bulletin
The following bills were recently proposed in the House:
H.R.4222 – Indigenous STEM Professional Development Act

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin (contact us if you need help finding a copy of an article)

  • The need for federal legislation to address Native voter suppression
  • Tribal data governance and informational privacy: Constructing “Indigenous data sovereignty”
  • Applying Indigenous ecological knowledge for the protection of environmental commons: Case studies from Hawai’i for the benefit of “Island Earth.”

News Bulletin
This week, in brief:

  • Federal District Court affirms Yakama reservation’s boundaries
  • Oglala Sioux Tribe considers passing hate crime law
  • Appeals court decision affirms tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians
  • Scotts Valley Band sues Trump administration over homelands decision

Editorial: It’s important to understand Native Americans’ long struggle for voting rights