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Law in the Sunday papers ~ Native American land claims, Ukrainian election, Ohio gay marriage ban

[JURIST] Apart from election news, Sunday's New York Times highlights a decision by the US Court of Federal Claims permitting "the loyal Mdewakanton," a group of Native Americans, to seek land and income from three Minnesota reservations that received land promised to the Mdewakanton. The Times also covers Congress' approval of a Defense appropriations bill allowing soldiers and their families to be reimbursed for the cost of combat equipment used in Iraq and Afghanistan, and a Canadian investigation into whether comments made by two Muslims about Jews constituted a hate crime.

Today's Washington Post reports on Russia's attempts to influence elections in the former Soviet republic of Ukraine.

Lastly, the Los Angeles Times covers the attempt to ban gay marriage in Ohio.

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