Waiving Goodbye to Tribal Sovereign Immunity?


Tribal sovereign immunity, the legal principle that Indian tribal governments, like other sovereigns may not be sued without their own consent, is under a full frontal attack...Unless Indian Country reacts to such scathing judicial indictments through more strategically thought out assertions of sovereign immunity, tribal governments will lose that right and the ability to develop reservation economies without the threat of ruinous lawsuits...

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Galanda, Gabe. "Waiving Goodbye to Tribal Sovereign Immunity?" Northwest Indian Law & Business Advisor. Williams Kastner. 2007. Article.