McGuire v. United States

Pre 2005-Act: 
Pre 2005-Act
Ruling: 
Sovereign immunity barred bankruptcy court from considering debtor's taking claim against the Bureau of Indian Affairs under the Tucker Act.
Procedural posture: 
Plaintiff claimant, a bankrupt farmer, sought review of a judgment from the District Court for the District of Arizona which rejected the bankruptcy court's recommendation of a damage award to plaintiff on his inverse condemnation claim against defendant United States. The district court agreed with the bankruptcy court that the Government's actions could qualify as a regulatory taking but held that plaintiff's claim was not ripe for review.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 24,2008, LexisNexis #0109-105