National Indian Law Library Bulletin (10/16/2019)


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U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Petition for certiorari was denied recently in this case on 10/15/19: 
Smith v. United States (Assimilative Crimes Act)

Federal Courts Bulletin
Johnson v. Oneida Nation Enterprise, LLC (Title VII) 

U.S. Legislation – 116th Congress Bulletin
A NARF attorney spoke at the Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States, regarding S.46 (Klamath Tribe Judgment Fund Repeal Act).

News Bulletin 
This week, in brief:

  • For Indigenous Peoples Day, tribes return to Alcatraz 50 years later
  • Cherokee Nation and CNB minimum wage increases will boost economy, help families
  • Johns Hopkins’ American Indian research hub celebrates its grand opening
  • The U.S. stole generations of Indigenous children to open the West
  • The Native American Journalists Association condemns Muscogee (Creek) Nation Council denial of citizen free press vote
  • Yakama and Lummi Nation leaders call for removal of three Lower Columbia River dams
  • Empowering tribal nations at the voting rights conference