11th Amendment Violation.

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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