National Indian Law Library Bulletin (6/24/2020)


We have scoured the web. Here are some of the latest materials related to Indian Law. Find all of the latest updates at

U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Petitions for certiorari were denied in two cases on 6/22/20:
Baley v. United States (Endangered Species Act; Water Rights)
Cherokee Nation v. Bernhardt (Reservation Boundaries)

Federal Courts Bulletin
Western Watersheds Project v. Bernhardt (Endangered Species Act; National Forest Management Act)

State Courts Bulletin
New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency v. K.L.B. and C.J. (Indian Child Welfare Act)

U.S. Legislation – 116th Congress Bulletin

  • H.R.7263 – To repeal the eighth proviso under Operation of Indian Programs of 1998 to restore Tribal sovereignty.

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

  • The canary in the coalmine–The tragic history of the U.S. government’s policies toward Native peoples.
  • Murphy v. NCAA and the legalization of sports betting in states and Indian Country.
  • Piliʻōlelo: E Ahona Kānaka I Ke O‘a Kānāwai.

News Bulletin
This week, in brief:

  • Little Shell nationhood passes six month mark
  • The power of California’s Native American youth in the 2020 Census
  • AZ tribes sue federal government over water quality rules
  • Supreme Court winds down unusual term with tribal sovereignty case on docket
  • Mishigamiing Journalism Project starts at Record-Eagle
  • Blackfeet film takes home an Emmy
  • Northern Arapaho woman beings campaign for state’s sole U.S. House seat
  • Why I removed Confederate monuments from the Cherokee Capitol Grounds
  • Your road trip is not more important than Indian Country