Bethel Native Corp. v. Department of the Interior

ELR Citation: ELR 20492
No(s). 98-35316 (9th Cir. Apr 6, 2000)

The court holds that the Eleventh Amendment does not bar the U.S. third-party claim against the state of Alaska for equitable apportionment of damages alleged in a Federal Tort Claims Act action brought by a Native American tribe against the United States for damages caused by leaking fuel. The Unit...