First Circuit Says: PROMESA Fiscal Plans Can’t Be Challenged in Federal Court
Federal courts have no jurisdiction to review decisions by Puerto Rico’s Oversight Board regarding the reduction of pension benefits.
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First Circuit Majority Says Sovereign Immunity Abrogated as to the Puerto Rico Oversight Board
Dissenter implies that the First Circuit should sit en banc and rule that the Oversight Board’s sovereign immunity was not waived
Circuits More Deeply Split on Waiver of Sovereign Immunity for Native American Tribes
Over a vigorous dissent, the First Circuit Joins the Ninth Circuit by holding that Section 106(a) waives tribes’ sovereign immunity.
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