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Regents of the University of California v. Doe

Docket No.: 95-1694
Argued: December 2, 1996
Decided: February 19, 1997

Topics:

Amendment 11: Eleventh Amendment, Economic Activity, Governmental Liability, Eleventh Amendment, immunity from suit, patent, sovereign immunity

PartyNames: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, et al., Petitioners, v. John DOE etc.
Petitioner: Regents of the University of California
Respondent: Doe

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Supreme Court Docket

Regents of the University of California
v.
Doe
519 U.S. 425 (1997)
Other Citations: 117 S.Ct. 900137 L.Ed.2d 55 (519 U.S. 42
Question:

Does the Eleventh Amendment shield state-run schools from being sued unwillingly in federal court even though any award of monetary damages would not come from the state?

Regents of the University of California v. Doe
ORAL ARGUMENT

December 02, 1996

Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Regents of the University of California, 0 vote(s) against
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