The Constitution of the United States: Amendment 11 (Eleventh Amendment – Judicial Limits, Suits Against a State)

The Constitution of the United States: Amendment 11 (11th Amendment)

Amendment XI. (Judicial Limits, Suits Against a State)

Passed by Congress March 4, 1794. Ratified February 7, 1795.

Note: Article III, section 2, of the Constitution was modified by amendment 11.

The Judicial power of the United States shall not be construed to extend to any suit in law or equity, commenced or prosecuted against one of the United States by Citizens of another State, or by Citizens or Subjects of any Foreign State.

 
 


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