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Jeffery D. Collins

Jeffery D. Collins

Tuesday, 26 February 2019
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Eighth Circuit Visits – but Declines to Expand – Bivens Claims to Tribal Officers

Under federal law and common law doctrines, it is well established that sovereign immunity exists for each of the 573 federally recognized Native American tribes, absent consent or an act of Congress. Although the Indian Civil Rights Act was adopted…

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