Tag: #SovereignImmunity

Brooks v. Ewing Cole, Inc.

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that an adverse decision on the government’s assertion of sovereign immunity constitutes a collateral order, immediately appealable as of right under Rule 313. This case

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U.S. Venture, Inc. v. Pa.

In 2014, Venture applied for and received two Alternative and Clean Energy (“ACE”) grants under 73 P.S. § 1649.307(a)(1)(iii). After completing the projects, Venture sought payment of the grant money.

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Degliomini v. ESM Prod., Inc.

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that an exculpatory release, signed by a participant in a charity bike ride and designed to immunize the City of Philadelphia, was unenforceable. The Court found

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In re Venoco LLC

In Central Va. Cmty. Coll. v. Katz, 546 U.S. 356 (2006), the U.S. Supreme Court held that, by ratifying the Bankruptcy Clause of the U.S. Constitution, states waived their sovereign

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Geness v. Admin. Office PA Cts.

In Geness v. Admin. Office PA Cts., the 3rd Circuit held that, based on the doctrine of sovereign immunity, the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts (AOPC) may not be held

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Downey v. Penn. Dept. of Corr.

Unlike that Robert Downey, this Robert Downey was an inmate in state prison and suffered from severe glaucoma. In Downey v. Penn. Dept. of Corr., the 3rd Circuit held that

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