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Seminole Tribe v. Florida

Docket No.: 94-12
Argued: October 11, 1995
Decided: March 27, 1996

Topics:

Amendment 11: Eleventh Amendment, Federalism, Natural Resources, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, 11th Amendment, Antitrust, Article I, Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Code, Bill of Rights, Commerce Clause, Compensation, Comprehensive Environmental Response, Contract Clause, Due Process, Eleventh Amendment, Enforcement Clause, Federal Water Pollution Control, Federalism, Fourteenth Amendment, Indians, Interstate Commerce Clause, Judicial Power, Seventh Amendment, Sixth Amendment, Supremacy Clause, Tenth Amendment, Twenty-Sixth Amendment, antitrust, copyright, equitable relief, habeas, habeas corpus, harmless error, immunity from suit, judicial review, patent, property rights, sovereign immunity, stare decisis

PartyNames: SEMINOLE TRIBE OF FLORIDA, Petitioner, v. FLORIDA et al.
Petitioner: Seminole Tribe
Respondent: Florida

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ELEVENTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 11 F.3d 1016
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Seminole Tribe
v.
Florida
517 U.S. 44 (1996)
Other Citations: 116 S.Ct. 1114134 L.Ed.2d 252 (517 U.S.
Question:

Does the Eleventh Amendment provide Florida with immunity from the Tribe lawsuit?

Seminole Tribe v. Florida
ORAL ARGUMENT

October 11, 1995

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Florida, 4 vote(s) against

Seminole Tribe v. Florida
Case Documents

1Opinion in Seminole Tribe v. Florida
2Opinion in Seminole Tribe v. Florida
Additional documents for this case are pending review.