Magistrate Kills Subpoena In Discovery Dispute Over Loan Documents

Mealey's (February 8, 2016, 2:05 PM EST) -- TULSA, Okla. — A federal magistrate judge in Oklahoma on Feb. 4 quashed a subpoena served on an officer of a Native American tribe by a bank seeking evidence in an underlying payday lending dispute after finding that, even though the tribal officer had sworn to declarations in the dispute, the tribe had not waived its sovereign immunity with respect to the loan agreements at issue (James Dillon v. BMO Harris Bank, N.A., et al., No. 16-mc-5, N.D. Okla.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 13433).

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