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Wisconsin Department of Corrections v. Schacht

Docket No.: 97-461
Argued: April 20, 1998
Decided: June 22, 1998

Topics:

28 U.S.C. 1441, Judicial Power, Jurisdiction of Federal Courts, EPA, Eleventh Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, immunity from suit, res judicata, sovereign immunity

Petitioner: Wisconsin Department of Corrections
Respondent: Schacht

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SEVENTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 116 F.3d 1151
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


524 U.S. 381 (1998)
Question:

May a State and its actors as defendants in a state-court suit, with claims arising under federal law, remove the case to federal court when some claims are subject to the Eleventh Amendment doctrine of sovereign immunity?

Wisconsin Department of Corrections v. Schacht
ORAL ARGUMENT

April 20, 1998

Holding: vacated and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Wisconsin Department of Corrections, 0 vote(s) against

Wisconsin Department of Corrections v. Schacht
Case Documents

1Opinion in Wisconsin Department of Corrections v. Schacht
2Opinion in Wisconsin Department of Corrections v. Schacht
Additional documents for this case are pending review.