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Court rules in RLUIPA sovereign immunity case (access required)

The acceptance of federal funds does not constitute a waiver of states' sovereign immunity to suits for money damages under the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act, the U.S. Supreme Court held today. The ruling in Sossamon v. Texas - the only opinion issued by the Court this morning - means a Texas inmate who ...

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