Agua Caliente Band Seeks Reconsideration of Immunity Decision

by Brad Jolly, Partner
Jan 9, 2007

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians filed a petition with the California Supreme Court to reconsider its 4-3 decision holding that Indian tribes do not have sovereign immunity from suits brought by the state to enforce campaign contribution laws. Hopefully the Court will reconsider its very questionable decision and correct its error in believing that California's laws somehow trump federal law whenever the state cries, "Tenth Amendment."

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