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Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Opinion concludes Puerto Rico not separate sovereign from U.S. for double jeopardy purposes

Justice Kagan delivered the opinion of the Court in Puerto Rico v. Sanchez Valle. Justice Ginsburg, joined by Justice Thomas, filed a concurring opinion. Justice Thomas filed an opinion concurring in part and concurring in the judgment. Justice Breyer, joined by Justice Sotomayor, dissented.

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