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NELSON v. LA CROSSE COUNTY DIST. ATTORNEY, 01-1261

Congress did not validly abrogate state sovereign immunity when it enacted Bankruptcy Code section 106(a) pursuant to its Article I legislative power.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 08/23/2002
  • Published 08/23/2002

Judges

  • MANION, Circuit Judge., BEFORE:  FLAUM, Chief Judge, and MANION and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Galen W. Pittman (argued), La Crosse, WI, for Debtor-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Richard E. Braun (argued), Office of the Attorney General, Wisconsin Department of Justice, Madison, WI, for Appellees.