McGuire v. United States, 550 F.3d 903 (9th Cir. 2008)

(plaintiff (farmer) filed Chapter 11 after U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) removed bridge that provided access to farmland that plaintiff leased from Indian Tribe; bankruptcy court found that regulatory taking had occurred and recommended award of over $1 million in damages; district court reversed on basis that plaintiff's claim not ripe for review; appellate court determined that plaintiff's claim was ripe, but that neither bankruptcy court nor district court could hear plaintiff's claim based on sovereign immunity - plaintiff's claim fell within jurisdiction of Tucker Act and Tucker Act's sovereign immunity waiver limited to suits filed in U.S. Court of Federal Claims; even though taking claim related to debtor's bankruptcy case, Tucker Act did not clearly express Government's consent to be sued in district court).

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