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  • __ U.S. __ (2016), 15-108, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico v. Valle

    Defendants each sold a gun to an undercover police officer. Each was indicted for violation of the Puerto Rico Arms Act of 2000. While those charges were pending, federal grand juries indicted them, based on the same transactions, for violations of analogous U.S. gun-trafficking statutes. Both pleaded guilty to the federal charges and successfully moved to dismiss the Commonwealth charges on...

    ... No. 15-108 . United States Supreme Court . June 9, 2016 . . ... Rico Court of Appeals consolidated the cases and reversed. The Supreme Court of Puerto ... offense. But under the dual-sovereignty doctrine, the Double. Jeopardy Clause does ... popularly-ratified constitution. The magnitude of that ...

  • 60 U.S. 393 (1857), Dred Scott v. Sandford

    ...SANDFORD.   . United States Supreme Court. . March 06, 1857 . .         THIS ... open for revision in the appellate courtCases that may have been decided in such courts, or ... powers which usually belong to the sovereignty of a nation.  Certain specified powers, ... court, and make it the mere reflex of the popular opinion or passion of the day.  This court was ...

  • __ U.S. __ (2015), 14-556, Obergefell v. Hodges

    ... United States Supreme Court . June 26, 2015 .          [135 S.Ct. ..., but the Sixth Circuit consolidated the cases and reversed. .           Held : . . ... studies, papers, books, and other popular and scholarly writings. There has been extensive ... In our system of government, ultimate sovereignty rests with the people, and the people have the ...

  • 2 U.S. 419 (1793), Chisholm v. Georgia

    ... Georgia   . United States Supreme Court. . February 19, 1793 . . ... can be made a party defendant in certain cases", does an action of assumpsit lie against her? . \xC2"... may act in derogation of the general sovereignty. .         Are States then to enjoy the ... to admire and maintain, and with that popular sovereignty in which every citizen partakes.  ...

  • __ U.S. __, 16-476, Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Ass’n

    ...16-476, 16-477 . United States Supreme Court . May 14, 2018 . . ... these cases. Instead of affirmatively authorizing sports. ... sovereignty"\" embodied in the Constitution. . . \xC2"... away," Atlantic City became "the most popular. tourist destination in the United States." ...

  • 48 U.S. 1 (1849), Luther v. Borden

    ... . United States Supreme Court. . January 03, 1849 . .         THESE two cases came up from the Circuit Court of the United ... and upwards, in the exercise of the sovereignty of the people, through the forms and in the ... of this vaunted American doctrine of popular sovereignty, acting by majorities?  There is no ...

  • __ U.S. __ (2015), 13-628, Zivotofsky v. Kerry

    Zivotofsky was born to U.S. citizens living in Jerusalem. Under the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, 2003, 116 Stat. 1350, his mother asked Embassy officials to list his place of birth as “Israel” on his passport. Section 214(d) of the Act states for “purposes of the registration of birth, certification of nationality, or issuance of a passport of a United States citizen born in the city of...

    ... No. 13-628 . United States Supreme Court . June 8, 2015 .          [135 S.Ct. ... not recognize any country as having sovereignty over Jerusalem. Zivotofsky's parents brought suit ...The relevant cases, though providing important instruction, address ...2099] Essex Result, in The Popular Sources of Political Authority: Documents on the ...

  • 460 U.S. 226 (1983), 81-554, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Wyoming

    ... No. 81-554 . United States Supreme Court . March 2, 1983 .         Argued October ... are indisputably attributes of state sovereignty, and (3) the States' compliance with the federal ...Only later were they added, by popular demand. It was rather to secure freedom of trade, ..., the Court has repeatedly repudiated cases that had narrowly construed the Clause. 3 The ...

  • __ U.S. __ (2015), 13-1314, Ariz. State Legis. v. Ariz. Indep. Redistricting Comm'n

    Under Arizona’s Constitution, voters may, by ballot initiative, adopt laws and constitutional amendments and may approve or disapprove measures passed by the legislature. Proposition 106 (2000), an initiative aimed preventing gerrymandering, amended Arizona’s Constitution, removing redistricting authority from the legislature and vesting it in an independent commission. After the 2010 census, the

    ... No. 13-1314 . United States Supreme Court . June 29, 2015 .          [135 S.Ct. ... Redistricting Commission, established by popular initiative, develops redistricting plans which ... 728] Thayer , Bartlett Contested Election Cases, H. R. Misc. Doc. No. 57, 38th Cong., 2d Sess., ...sovereignty had been expressed by John Locke in 1690, a near ...

  • 514 U.S. 779 (1995), 93-1456, U.S. Term Limits, Inc. v. Thornton

    .... No. 93-1456 . United States Supreme Court . May 22, 1995 [*] . . ...  argued the cause for respondents in both cases. With him on the brief for respondents in No. ... the critical postulate that sovereignty is vested in the people, and that sovereignty ... imperfect in proportion as the current of popular favor is checked. This great source of free ...

  • 83 U.S. 36 (1873), Slaughter-house Cases

    ... United States Supreme Court. . April 14, 1873 . .         ERROR ... is an offence to the people, and that popular aversior to them does but increase the more ... existence beyond the limits of the sovereignty where created, and that the recognition of its ...

  • 38 U.S. 519 (1839), Bank Of Augusta v. Earle

    ... United States Supreme Court. . March 09, 1839 . .         IN ....         These cases were brought from the Circuit Court of the ... parted with some of the attributes of sovereignty by the Constitution.  They continue to be ... exchange would not be a bank either in a popular or in a legal sense. .         Such ...

  • 458 U.S. 457 (1982), 81-9, Washington v. Seattle School District No. 1

    ...1 . No. 81-9 . United States Supreme Court . June 30, 1982 .         Argued March ...935 (1971).         These cases yield a simple but central principle. As Justice ... the implementation of this change through popular referendum immunize it. .          ... process is inherent in the continued sovereignty of the States. This is our system. Any time, a ...

  • 514 U.S. 549 (1995), 93-1260, United State v. Lopez

    ... No. 93-1260 . United States Supreme Court . April 26, 1995 . .          Argued ..., therefore, be sustained under the Court's cases upholding regulations of activities that arise ..."No distinction is more popular to the common mind, or more clearly expressed in ...State sovereignty is not just an end in itself: 'Rather, federalism ...

  • 182 U.S. 244 (1901), 507, Downes v. Bidwell

    ... No. 507 . United States Supreme Court . May 27, 1901 .         Argued January ... nonimportable property are not "customs cases" in the sense of the Administrative Act, they are ... not intended to give the powers of sovereignty, or to authorize the establishment of territorial ... and justice, and so far commanded popular approval as to be embodied in the Thirteenth ...

  • 531 U.S. 98 (2000), 00-949, Bush v. Gore

    .... No. 00-949 . United States Supreme Court . December 12, 2000 . . ...In some cases a piece of the card—a chad—is hanging, say, by ... determines to select electors through a popular vote, the right to have one's vote counted is of ..."The Framers split the atom of sovereignty. It was the genius of their idea that our ...

  • 426 U.S. 668 (1976), 74-1563, City of Eastlake v. Forest City Enterprises, Inc.

    .... No. 74-1563 . United States Supreme Court . June 21, 1976 .         Argued March ... pending, the city charter was amended by popular vote so as to require that any changes in land ... to state governmental functions, these cases involved a delegation of power by the legislature ... The sovereignty of the people is itself subject to those ...

  • 495 U.S. 33 (1990), 88-1150, Missouri v. Jenkins

    ... No. 88-1150 . United States Supreme Court . April 18, 1990 .         Argued Oct. ... in this case risks confusion in future cases and invites the lower courts to pick and choose ... money is the highest attribute of sovereignty, and is exercised, first, to raise money for ...Federal judges do not depend on the popular will for their office. They may not even share ...

  • The cost of judicial error: stare decisis and the role of normative theory.

    ... adherence to precedent even in those cases where a judge believes the prior decision was ... to an "inexorable command," the Supreme Court of the United States has long embraced the ... that flow from the traditional theory of popular sovereignty. . I. THE REHNQUIST COURT . A. ...

  • 439 U.S. 60 (1978), 77-515, Holt Civic Club v. City of Tuscaloosa

    ... No. 77-515 . United States Supreme Court . Nov. 28, 1978 .         Argued October ...In those cases, unlike the situation here, the challenged ... . Austinian notion of sovereignty, which is presumably embodied to some extent in ...popular sovereignty, appellants' claimed right to vote in ...

  • 146 U.S. 1 (1892), 1170, McPherson v. Blacker

    ... No. 1170 . United States Supreme Court . October 17, 1892 .         Argued Oct. ... made by the legislatures directly, or by popular vote in districts, or by general ticket, as may ... power of the United States extends to all cases in law or equity arising under the Constitution ... constitution of the state, and the sovereignty of the people is exercised through their ...

  • 393 U.S. 385 (1969), 63, Hunter v. Erickson

    ...v. Erickson. No. 63. United States Supreme Court. Jan. 20, 1969.         Argued November ... distinctions based on race, Slaughter-House Cases, 16. . Wall. 36, 71 (1873); Strauder v. West ... the implementation of this change through popular referendum immunize it. Lucas v. Colorado General ...713, 736-737 (1964). The sovereignty of the people is itself subject to those ...

  • 400 U.S. 112 (1970), 43, Oregon v. Mitchell

    ... No. 43, Orig. . United States Supreme Court . Dec. 21, 1970 .         Argued October ... an opinion expressing his own view of the cases.         In these suits, certain States ...Gillette, supra, n. 3, at 25-26. Such popular rebuffs led the Radicals to pull in their horns ...II:. Each State retains its sovereignty, freedom and independence, and every power, ...

  • 110 U.S. 651 (1884), The Ku Klux Cases

    ... United States Supreme Court". . March 3, 1884 .         COUNSEL. . \xC2"... .  They define who are to vote for the popular branch of their own legislature, and the ... the principal attributes of political sovereignty, and it is justly deemed the guardian of our best ...

  • 479 U.S. 335 (1987), 84-2022, 324 Liquor Corp. v. Duffy

    ... No. 84-2022 . United States Supreme Court . Jan. 13, 1987 .         Argued ..., has promulgated a rule stating that, for cases containing 48 or fewer bottles, the posted bottle ... on principles of federalism and state sovereignty. Under those principles, "an unexpressed purpose ... control laws were not as universally popular as the dissent implies. In 1940, for example, ...