Byline: Derek Hawkins
United States Supreme Court
Case Name: Franchise Tax Board of California v. Gilbert P. Hyatt
Case No.: 17-1299
Focus: 11th Amendment Violation
This case, now before us for the third time, requires us to decide whether the Constitution permits a State to be sued by a private party without its consent in the courts of a different State. We hold that it does not and overrule our decision to the contrary in Nevada v. Hall, 440 U. S. 410 (1979).
Reversed and remanded
Dissenting: BREYER, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which GINSBURG, SOTOMAYOR, and KAGAN, JJ. joined.
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