National Indian Law Library Bulletin (6/14/2018)

Written by: Matthew Fletcher

Primary Source : Turtle Talk, June 14, 2018

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The National Indian Law Library added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/14/18.

U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2017-2018update.html
Petition for certiorari was filed in Citizen Potawatomi Nation v. Oklahoma (Indian Gaming – Arbitration) on 5/30/18.
A Per Curium Opinion was issued in Washington v. U.S. on 6/11/18.

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2018.html

  • Rejecting the Zero-Sum game in daily fantasy sports: A proposal for Arizona.
  • The Supreme Court’s last 30 years of Federal Indian Law: Looking for equilibrium or supremacy?
  • Valuable lessons to learn from Tribal innovation.
  • The rapidly increasing extraction of oil, and Native Women, in North Dakota.
  • Statutory divestiture of Tribal Sovereignty.
  • Breaking faith with the Tribal Sovereignty Doctrine.
  • The puzzle of traditional knowledge.
  • Tribes and Cannabis: Seeking parity with States and consultation and agreement from the U.S. Government.
  • Lewis v. Clarke (15-1500).
  • DAPL: Storm clouds on the horizon in Indian Country.
  • The Volkswagen Settlement: An opportunity for Tribes to mitigate nitrous oxide emissions in Indian Country.
  • Domestic Violence.
  • Indian Nations and The Constitution.

Federal Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2018.html
United States v. Jim (Gaming Revenue Distributions; Taxation)
California v. Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians of California (Official Tribal Government)

State Courts Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2018.html
White v. Schneiderman (Cigarette Taxation)

News Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html
In the Intergovernmental section, we feature an article about a U.S. Supreme Court decision that upholds protections for salmon.

U.S. Legislation Bulletin 
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/legislation/115_uslegislation.html
The following bills were added:

  • H.R.6030: Tribal School Federal Insurance Parity Act.
  • S.3046: Tribal Food Sovereignty Act of 2018.
  • H.R.3744: Tribal Recognition Act of 2017.
  • S.1285: Oregon Tribal Economic Development Act.

Regulatory Bulletin
http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/regulatory/2018.html
We feature a notice of the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, regarding the new list of designated tribal agents for service of notice in compliance with the Indian Child Welfare Act.

 

 

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Matthew Fletcher
Matthew L.M. Fletcher is Professor of Law at Michigan State University College of Law and Director of the Indigenous Law and Policy Center. He is the Chief Justice of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians Supreme Court and also sits as an appellate judge for the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, the Hoopa Valley Tribe, and the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians. He is a member of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, located in Peshawbestown, Michigan. In 2010, Professor Fletcher was elected to the American Law Institute.