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 "...

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Oral argument: Jan. 11, 2010

Original Jurisdiction: On Motion of North Carolina to Dismiss Claims of the Southeast Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Commission

FEDERAL LAW,...
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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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Appealed from: United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

Oral argument: October 31, 2005

After filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy, Wallace's Bookstores, Inc., formerly a...

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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...

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Oral argument:  Jan. 11, 2012

Appealed from: United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (Nov. 10, 2010)

After respondent Maryland Court of Appeals denied petitioner Daniel Coleman’s request for medical leave and terminated...

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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...

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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...

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Appealed from: United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (Jan. 28, 2005)

Oral argument: Mar. 1, 2006

Northern Insurance Company has sued Chatham County, Georgia,...