Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
In an action challenging provisions of the Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness Act, district court judgment is vacated for lack of jurisdiction where plaintiff is a public agency established under the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act, and thus cannot sue another state agency in federal court as it is outside the scope of 42 U.S.C. 1983 and blocked by the Eleventh Amendment.
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, Indianapolis Division.
Argued: January 29, 2009
Decided: July 28, 2009
Before EASTERBROOK, Chief Judge, SYKES, Circuit Judge, and KENDALL, District Judge
Opinion by EASTERBROOK, Chief Judge.