Eleventh Amendment

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This is an original jurisdiction case brought by the States of Alabama, Florida, Tennessee, and Virginia, joined by the Southeast Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Commission (the "Commission") (collectively "petitioners") seeking...

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The petitioners, Central Virginia Community College, Virginia Military Institute ("VMI"), New River Community College, and Blue Ridge Community College ("the Virginia Institutions") are public, higher education...

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From March 2001 through August 2007, Coleman worked at the Maryland Court of Appeals. See Coleman v. Maryland Court of Appeals, 626 F.3d 187, 189 (4th Cir. 2010). Throughout his employment, Coleman satisfied the standards of his position and received...

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Respondent Gilbert P. Hyatt filed suit against Petitioner Franchise Tax Board of California (“Franchise Tax Board”) in 1998, alleging that it had committed certain intentional torts, causing him damages, and claiming that its tax auditors acted in bad...

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In 1991, Gilbert P. Hyatt (“Hyatt”) began to receive large amounts of income from licensing fees for a computer chip patent. See Franchise Tax Board v. Hyatt, 335 P.3d 125, 131 (Nev. 2014). In his 1991 tax return, Hyatt stated that just prior to...

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In October 2002, James Ludwig sailed his boat on the Wilmington River. See Brief for Petitioner at 3. When he reached the Causton Bluff Bridge, he requested the draw be raised. See Id. The bridge tender raised the spans, but as Ludwig's boat approached...