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Nevada v. Hicks

Docket No.: 99-1994
Argued: March 21, 2001
Decided: June 25, 2001

Topics:

Civil Rights, Indians, State Jurisdiction Over, ADA, Article I, Bill of Rights, Civil Rights Act, Commerce Clause, Fourteenth Amendment, Indians, Internal Revenue Code, Section 1983, patent, qualified immunity, search and seizure

Petitioner: Nevada
Respondent: Hicks

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 196 F.3d 1020
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


533 U.S. 353 (2001)
Question:

May a tribal court assert jurisdiction over civil claims against state officials who entered tribal land to execute a search warrant against a tribe member suspected of having violated state law outside the reservation?

Nevada v. Hicks
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 21, 2001

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Nevada, 0 vote(s) against

Nevada v. Hicks
Case Documents

1Opinion in Nevada v. Hicks
2Opinion in Nevada v. Hicks
Additional documents for this case are pending review.