Attorneys say three Appellate Division rulings last week reflect the growing litigation related to American Indian lands and tribal issues in both state and federal courts in New York. Nearly every case involving Indian nations ultimately touches in one way or another on the question of whether they, like the state and federal governments, have sovereign immunity against being sued without their consent.
Appellate Rulings Highlight Growth in 'Thorny' Indian Law Issues
New York Law Journal
July 16, 2009