Bender quoted on sovereign immunity in 'National Law Journal'

<p>Professor <a href="">Paul Bender</a>, of the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, was quoted recently in a <em>National Law Journal</em> article, titled &quot;Options dwindle for foes of state immunity.&quot;</p><separator></separator><p>The Jan. 26 article, by reporter Marcia Coyle, discusses how business patent holders recently struck out in the U.S. Supreme Court and now face narrowing options for fighting &quot;what one calls the 'risk-free windfall' of states suing without being sued for patent and copyright infringement.</p><separator></separator><p>Coyle quotes Bender saying many people have been thinking about legislative solutions to the sovereign immunity issue since the Supreme Court rulings in 1999.</p><separator></separator><p>&quot;Is it possible to craft something constitutional in this area?&quot; Bender asked. &quot;I think it must be possible, but it's hard to think of exactly how because it's hard to predict how the (Supreme) Court is going to react.&quot;</p><separator></separator><p>Read the entire article <a href="">here</a>… style="font-size: 9pt; color: black; font-family: Tahoma" lang="EN">Judy Nichols, <a href=""><font color="#0000ff"></font></a><br />(480) 727-7895 <br />Sandra Day O’Connor College of La</span></p>