Supreme Court Nixes Appeal In Deutsche Bank Case

Law360 (December 11, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Rebuffing calls from 42 states, the U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a case which challenged a 27-year-old precedent holding that U.S. states are not immune from lawsuits brought against them in other states’ courts.

Monday, the Supreme Court denied the Montana Board of Investments’ petition for a writ of certiorari, opting not to give Montana the stage to challenge the Supreme Court’s 1979 ruling in Nevada v. Hall, in which the court found that the U.S. Constitution didn’t preclude a state’s courts considering claims...
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