Seminoles Ask 11th Circ. To Revive Fla. Gas Tax Row

Law360, Miami (December 10, 2013, 8:29 PM EST) -- The Seminole Tribe of Florida told the Eleventh Circuit on Tuesday that a lawsuit it brought over state fuel taxes should be reinstated in federal court, despite the state's argument that a lower court's decision to dismiss the case was well-supported.

A federal district court cited jurisdictional issues when it bumped the suit, which claims Florida's Department of Revenue violates federal law by taxing fuel the tribe buys outside of tribal lands but uses on its reservation. The lower court said the Rooker-Feldman doctrine prevents it...
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Seminole Tribe of Florida v. State of FL Dept. of Revenue, et al


Case Number

13-10566

Court

Appellate - 11th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3950 Constitutionality of State Statutes

Date Filed

February 8, 2013

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