Allen et al. v. Cooper, Governor of North Carolina, et al.

Case Number: CLB0459

Date: 03.23.2020

Citation: 589 U.S. _______ (2020) Supreme Court No. 18-877

Sovereign immunity can be used by states as a shield from copyright suits in federal court. Abrogation of that immunity by Congress requires an explicit statement to do so and must meet the congruent and proportional test between the injury to be prevented or remedied and the means adopted to that end.

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