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Editor's Note :

On Wednesday the court hears oral argument in Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro. Ronald Mann has our preview.
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Upper Skagit Indian Tribe v. Lundgren

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-387 Wash. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2017

Issue: Whether a court's exercise of in rem jurisdiction overcomes the jurisdictional bar of tribal sovereign immunity when the tribe has not waived immunity and Congress has not unequivocally abrogated it.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Sep 11 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 13, 2017)
Oct 13 2017Brief of respondents Sharline Lundgren and Ray Lundgren in opposition filed.
Oct 27 2017Reply of petitioner Upper Skagit Indian Tribe filed.
Nov 01 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/21/2017.
Nov 17 2017Rescheduled.
Nov 27 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/1/2017.
Dec 04 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/8/2017.
Dec 08 2017Petition GRANTED.
Term Snapshot