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Analysis

Justices May Cinch Immunity Loophole In Upper Skagit Case

Law360 (February 1, 2018, 8:40 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision to wade into a property line dispute between the Upper Skagit Indian Tribe and Washington state landowners may have set the stage for the justices to endorse a new way for courts to rule on cases that would otherwise be off-limits because of tribal sovereign immunity, experts say.

The high court agreed in December to hear the Upper Skagit tribe’s bid to overturn a Washington Supreme Court ruling that the tribe could not invoke its sovereign immunity to end a...
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