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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...

    ... United States Supreme Court . June 9, 2016 . . ... of Appeals consolidated the cases and reversed. The Supreme ...But under the dual-sovereignty doctrine, the Double. Jeopardy ... popularly-ratified constitution. The magnitude ...

  • 554 U.S. 570 (2008), 07-290, District of Columbia v. Heller

    .... United States Supreme Court" . June 26, 2008 . .       \xC2"... it was to be responsible in cases of its abuse; like the right to keep ..., it adopted primarily the popular and uncontroversial (though, in the ... threat to the sovereignty of the several States. Neither the ...

  • 567 U.S. 519 (2012), 11-393, National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius

    ... United States Supreme Court" . June 28, 2012 . . . \xC2"...: As expansive as this Court's cases. construing the scope of the ... L.Ed.2d 466] " State sovereignty is not just an end in. itself: ... turning down a politically popular" federal grant?. . .  \xC2"...

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

    ... United States Supreme Court". . March 06, 1857 . .      \xC2"... in the appellate courtCases that may have been decided in such ... usually belong to the sovereignty of a nation.  Certain specified ... it the mere reflex of the popular opinion or passion of the day.  ...

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

    ... United States Supreme Court. . February 19, 1793 . . ... a party defendant in certain cases, does an action of assumpsit lie ... of the general sovereignty. .         Are States then ... and maintain, and with that popular sovereignty in which every citizen ...

  • 369 U.S. 186 (1962), 6, Baker v. Carr

    ...6 . United States Supreme Court . March 26, 1962 . ..., will not intervene in cases of this type to compel legislative ... as to which nation has sovereignty over disputed territory, 36 once ... . popularly elected legislature. Downes v. ...

  • 527 U.S. 706 (1999), 98-436, Alden v. Maine

    ... United States Supreme Court" . June 23, 1999 . .       \xC2"... aspect of the sovereignty they enjoyed before the ... in some of this Court's cases suggest that the Eleventh Amendment ... with the principle of popular sovereignty established by the ...

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

    ...507 . United States Supreme Court . May 27, 1901 . ... property are not "customs cases" in the sense of the Administrative ... to give the powers of sovereignty, or to authorize the establishment ..., and so far commanded popular approval as to be embodied in the ...

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

    ... United States Supreme Court . April 18, 1990 . ... case risks confusion in future cases and invites the lower courts to pick ... the highest attribute of sovereignty, and is exercised, first, to raise ... judges do not depend on the popular will for their office. They may not ...

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

    ... United States Supreme Court . Nov. 28, 1978 . ...In those cases, unlike the situation here, the ... Austinian notion of sovereignty, which is presumably embodied to ... this country's tradition of popular sovereignty, appellants' claimed ...

  • 469 U.S. 528 (1985), 82-1913, Garcia v. San Antonio Transit Authority

    ... United States Supreme Court . Feb. 19, 1985 . ... is destructive of state sovereignty or violative of any constitutional ...In these cases, the political process effectively ... has been the substitution of popular election of Senators by the adoption ...

  • 521 U.S. 898 (1997), 95-1478, Printz v. United States

    ... United States Supreme Court" . June 27, 1997 [*] . .    \xC2"... principle that controls these cases: the system of "dual sovereignty." ... Convention and in popular sentiment, see Rossiter, supra, at ...

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

    .... United States Supreme Court . Dec. 21, 1970 . ... expressing his own view of the cases.         In these suits, ...3, at 25-26. Such popular rebuffs led the Radicals to pull in ... Each State retains its sovereignty, freedom and independence, and every ...

  • 199 U.S. 437 (1905), 10, South Carolina v. United States

    ...10 . United States Supreme Court" . December 4, 1905 .        \xC2"... it the mere reflex of the popular" opinion or passion of the day. .  \xC2"...In both cases, the exemption rests upon necessary ..., is clothed with sovereignty; the other private, and, to the ...

  • 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 ...

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

    ... to precedent even in those cases where a judge believes the prior ... command," the Supreme Court of the United States has long ... the traditional theory of popular sovereignty. . I. THE REHNQUIST ...

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

    ... United States Supreme Court . March 2, 1983 . ... attributes of state sovereignty, and (3) the States' compliance with ... later were they added, by popular demand. It was rather to secure ... has repeatedly repudiated cases that had narrowly construed the ...

  • 379 U.S. 241 (1964), 515, Heart of Atlanta Motel, Inc. v. United States

    ...515 . United States Supreme Court . Dec. 14, 1964 . ... Civil Right Cases , 109 U.S. 3, distinguished. Pp. ... been understood, the sovereignty of Congress . . . is plenary as to ... in a neighborhood or by popular attitude in a particular community. ...

  • __ 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

    ... United States Supreme Court . June 29, 2015 . ... Commission, established by popular initiative, develops redistricting ... , Bartlett Contested Election Cases, H. R. Misc. Doc. No. 57, 38th ...  The people's ultimate sovereignty had been expressed by John Locke in ...

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

    ... United States Supreme Court . May 22, 1995 [*] . . ... cause for respondents in both cases. With him on the brief for ... critical postulate that sovereignty is vested in the people, and that ... proportion as the current of popular favor is checked. This great source ...

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

    ... United States Supreme Court". . March 09, 1839 . .      \xC2"....         These cases were brought from the Circuit Court ... of the attributes of sovereignty by the Constitution.  They continue ... not be a bank either in a popular" or in a legal sense. .       \xC2"...

  • 66 F.3d 483 (2nd Cir. 1995), 616, United States v. All Assets of G.P.S. Automotive Corp.

    .... United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit . ... principally on the "dual sovereignty" doctrine. The District Court's ... difficult to apply in concrete cases. 2 This difficulty is manifested ...Dawson, Note, Popular Sovereignty, Double Jeopardy, and ...

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

    ...81-9 . United States Supreme Court . June 30, 1982 . ...         These cases yield a simple but central ... of this change through popular referendum immunize it. . ... in the continued sovereignty of the States. This is our system. ...

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

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

  • Empire States: The Coming of Dual Federalism.

    ... OLD ORDER: EMPIRE AND SOVEREIGNTY 1801 A. Blackstonian Sovereignty and ... repository of the popular will under newly adopted state ... both in the antebellum Supreme Court and in the fight over Indian ..., which not only adjudicated cases but also governed, setting tax ...