Tribal Immunity: A Perfect Storm Against Tribal Interests?
Law360, New York (October 14, 2016, 1:32 PM EDT) -- Two years ago, in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community, the U.S. Supreme Court roundly affirmed the doctrine of tribal sovereign immunity, but did so grudgingly. The court warned against tribes abusing their sovereign status, especially in commercial ventures. The lower courts now are addressing tribal immunity in contexts as diverse as tribal sovereign lending and eminent domain exercised by utility companies. Pending before the Tenth Circuit is Public Service Company of New Mexico v. Barboan, where a utility is attempting to exercise the power of eminent domain over lands owned by an Indian tribe. And, this Term, the Supreme Court...
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