[JURIST] The US District Court for District of Colorado [official website] ruled [decision, PDF] on Monday that tribal sovereign immunity [NCAI backgrounder] applies to online money-lending sites. The court ruled that the defendants, members of several Native American tribes, did not waive all sovereign immunity claims when their online business consented to private suit and could not be held in contempt of court. Following the ruling, the Native American Lending Alliance (NALA) [official website] said [press release] the decision was...

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