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Sierra Club v. Hickel

Citation: 2 ELR 20586
No. Nos. 71-1940, -1941, 467 F.2d 1048/4 ERC 1610/(6th Cir., 09/22/1972)

Under the doctrine of sovereign immunity, an exchange of lands by the Secretary of Interior is not reviewable by the courts. The Secretary of Interior has full authority to make an exchange under 16 U.S.C. § 668dd, and, even if he errs in fact or in law, the courts have no jurisdiction to interfere....

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