Searching Content indexed under Sovereign Immunity: Public Sector Government by Foley Hoag LLP ordered by Published Date Descending.
Links to Result pages
Federal Circuit Rejects State Sovereign Immunity Defense To Inter Partes Review
Last year, in St. Regis Mohawk Tribe v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc., the Federal Circuit rejected the use of tribal sovereign immunity as a defense
United States
2 Jul 2019
Federal Circuit Nixes PTAB Sovereign Immunity For Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe
In Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
United States
2 Aug 2018
Maryland Legislature Instructs AG To Battle Trump Administration
In Maryland, unlike in some other states, the attorney general has historically required the governor's or legislature's express permission to undertake legal action against the federal government.
United States
8 May 2017
Obama Administration Calls For Significant Restrictions On The Application Of The Alien Tort Statute
The Obama Administration has filed a supplemental amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum arguing for significant limitations on the application of the Alien Tort Statute ("ATS") to conduct outside the United States.
United States
25 Jun 2012
District Court Denies Motion To Dismiss Certain Alien Tort Statute Claims Against Chiquita Brands International
On June 3, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida declined to dismiss certain claims brought by Colombian plaintiffs against Chiquita Brands International ("Chiquita") alleging that the company knew, or should have known, that its material support for the United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia ("AUC"), a paramilitary organization, would lead to the death or torture of their family members.
United States
17 Jun 2011
Links to Result pages