No. 17-387.

138 S.Ct. 1649 (2018)

584 U.S. 554

UPPER SKAGIT INDIAN TRIBE, Petitioner v. Sharline LUNDGREN, et vir.

Supreme Court of United States.

Decided May 21, 2018.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

David S. Hawkins , Sedro-Woolley, WA, for Petitioner.

Ann O'Connell , for the United States as amicus curiae, by special leave of the Court, supporting the petitioner.

Eric D. Miller , Seattle, WA, for respondents.

Lisa Madigan , Attorney General, State of Illinois, David L. Franklin , Solicitor General, Brett E. Legner , Deputy Solicitor General, Chicago, IL, Curtis T. Hill, Jr. , Attorney General, State of Indiana, Indianapolis, IN, Hector Balderas , Attorney General, State of New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM, Ken Paxton , Attorney General, State of Texas, Austin, TX

Arthur W. Harrigan, Jr. , Tyler L. Farmer , Kristin E. Ballinger , John C. Burzynski , Harrigan Leyh Farther & Thomsen LLP, Seattle, WA, David S. Hawkins , General Counsel, Upper Skagit Indian Tribe, Sedro-Woolley, WA, for Petitioner.

Eric. D. Miller , Luke M. Rona , Perkins Coie LLP, Scott M. Ellerby , Mullavey, Prout, Grenley & Foe, LLP, Seattle, WA Jennifer A. MacLean , Charles G. Curtis, Jr. , Perkins Coie LLP, Washington, D.C., Lauren Pardee Ruben , Perkins Coie LLP, Denver, CO, for Respondents.

Lower courts disagree about the significance of our decision in County of Yakima v. Confederated Tribes and Bands of Yakima Nation, 502 U.S. 251, 112 S.Ct. 683, 116 L.Ed.2d 687 (1992). Some think it means Indian tribes lack sovereign immunity in in rem...

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