Monday, November 28, 2011

Eleventh Amendment

The Judicial power of the United States shall not be construed to extend to any suit in law or equity, commenced or prosecuted against one of the United States by Citizens of another State, or by Citizens or Subjects of any Foreign State.

The eleventh amendment protects states from being sued by a person in federal court.
The text of the eleventh amendment is given along with a brief summary of its context.
Here is an example of a violation of the eleventh amendment.

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