Illinois Appeals Court Affirms Dismissal Of Contract Claims Against Tribe
(October 14, 2015, 10:43 AM EDT) -- CHICAGO — A state trial court correctly dismissed a Native American tribe and a tribal entity from a breach of contract action because the tribe has sovereign immunity for the claims and did not explicitly waive that immunity, an Illinois appeals court held Oct. 13 (ACF Leasing, et al. v. Oneida Seven Generations Corp., et al., No. 1-14-3443, Ill. App., 1st Dist.; 2015 Ill. App. Unpub. LEXIS 2320).
(Order available. Document #96-151106-001R.)
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