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Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma v. Manufacturing Technologies, Inc.

Docket No.: 96-1037
Argued: January 12, 1998
Decided: May 26, 1998

Topics:

Civil Rights, Indians, State Jurisdiction Over, Eleventh Amendment, Federal Tort Claims, Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act of 1976, Indians, absolute immunity, immunity from suit, sovereign immunity

Petitioner: Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma
Respondent: Manufacturing Technologies, Inc.

Supreme Court Docket


523 U.S. 751 (1998)
Question:

May Indian tribes be sued in state courts for breaches of contract involving off-reservation commercial conduct?

Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma v. Manufacturing Technologies, Inc.
ORAL ARGUMENT

January 12, 1998

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 6 votes for Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma, 3 vote(s) against

Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma v. Manufacturing Technologies, Inc.
Case Documents

1Opinion in Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma v. Manufacturing Technologies, Inc.
2Opinion in Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma v. Manufacturing Technologies, Inc.
Additional documents for this case are pending review.