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US Supreme Court Split on States' Ability to Sue Another

The U.S. Supreme Court is divided over whether one U.S. state is allowed to sue another. The justices split 4-4 Tuesday over whether to overturn a 27-year-old Supreme Court precedent that allows courts in one state to sue and penalize government agencies in another state. The case stemmed from a tax dispute involving a California resident who moved to Nevada.  Gilbert Hyatt claims he moved to Nevada in 1991, shortly before receiving $40 million in patent fees for developing a...

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