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Kansas v. Colorado

Docket No.: 105 ORIG
Argued: March 19, 2001
Decided: June 11, 2001

Topics:

Judicial Power, Article I, Eleventh Amendment

PartyNames: NOTICE: This opinion is subject to formal revision before publication in the preliminary print of the United States Reports. Readers are requested to notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, D. C. 20543, of any typographical or other formal errors, in order that corrections may be made before the preliminary print goes to press. STATE OF KANSAS, PLAINTIFF v. STATE OF COLORADO
Petitioner: NOTICE: This opinion is subject to forma
Respondent: STATE OF COLORADO

NOTICE: This opinion is subject to forma
v.
STATE OF COLORADO
533 U.S. 1 (2001)
Other Citations: 121 S.Ct. 2023150 L.Ed.2d 72 (533 U.S. 1
Question:

Does the Eleventh Amendment preclude the recommended award of damages based on losses sustained by individual water users in Kansas? Should the damages include prejudgment interest? Is the amount of interest excessive? Should the prejudgment interest be paid from 1950 rather than 1969? Did the Special Master improperly calculate the value of the crop losses attributable to the Compact violations?

Kansas v. Colorado
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 19, 2001

Decision: Decision: 6 votes for Kansas, 3 vote(s) against
Opinion By:

Kansas v. Colorado
Case Documents

1Opinion in Kansas v. Colorado
2Opinion in Kansas v. Colorado
Additional documents for this case are pending review.