D.C. Circuit Decides Freedmen Case

The D.C. Circuit reversed the lower court’s determination that the 13th Amendment abrogated tribal sovereign immunity, but held that the Ex parte Young doctrine allows a suit against Cherokee Nation tribal officials to proceed.

Here is the opinion.

Here are the D.C. Circuit briefs.

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