Native American News

Welcome to Native American News, by Native American Encyclopedia. Our objective is to; Honor our Elders, Inspire our Youth, Document our History & Share our Culture.

Download the Nativepedia app for your iPhone http://bit.ly/nativepedia

Search

Site Navigation

Instagram Shots

    More - Instagram

    Find me on...

     Sovereign immunity confusion at Supreme Court

    Sovereign immunity is an old concept. As pointed out in Bay Mills’s brief, Alexander Hamilton described immunity as “inherent in the nature of sovereignty.” In 1858, the U.S. Supreme Court described sovereign immunity as an “established principle of jurisprudence in all civilized nations.” But Michigan (along with seventeen other states in an amicus brief in support of Michigan) is chafing at the fact that American Indian Nations have sovereign immunity, too.

    Source indianz.com

    Notes

    1. nativeamericannews posted this

    Loading posts...