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U.S. Supreme Court opinions: June 29 Wednesday, June 29, 2022

The United States Supreme Court has issued two new opinions.

In Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta the court held that the federal government and the state have concurrent jurisdiction to prosecute crimes committed by non-Indians against Indians in Indian country.

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In Torres v. Texas Department of Public Safety the court held that by ratifying the Constitution, the states agreed their sovereignty would yield to the national power to raise and support the armed forces; Congress may exercise this power to authorize private damages suits against nonconsenting states, as in the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994.

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