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Seminole Tribe of Florida v. Florida Department of Revenue

Petition for certiorari denied on January 12, 2015
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
14-351 11th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2014

Issue: Whether sovereign immunity bars an American Indian tribe from seeking Ex parte Young relief from the unconstitutional enforcement of a state tax scheme merely because that relief might require refunds for taxes unlawfully collected in the future.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 25 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 27, 2014)
Oct 20 2014Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 24, 2014.
Nov 19 2014Letter of November 19, 2014, from counsel for petitioner waiving 14-day waiting period pursuant to Rule 15.5.
Nov 24 2014Brief of respondents Florida Department of Revenue, et al. in opposition filed.
Dec 5 2014Reply of petitioner Seminole Tribe of Florida, filed.
Dec 10 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 9, 2015.
Jan 12 2015Petition DENIED.