Amendment XI

[Volume 5, Page 429]

Document 2

Hollingsworth v. Virginia

3 Dall. 378 1798

The Court, on the day succeeding the argument, delivered a unanimous opinion, that the [11th] amendment being constitutionally adopted, there could not be exercised any jurisdiction, in any case, past or future, in which a state was sued by the citizens of another state, or by citizens or subjects of any foreign state.

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