Justices Trumpet Tribal Sovereignty In Puerto Rico Ruling

By Andrew Westney (June 14, 2016, 10:32 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling last week that Puerto Rico lacks sovereignty for purposes of double jeopardy in criminal prosecutions, which rejected the commonwealth's attempt to liken itself to Native American tribes, strengthened tribes' historic sovereign status and their power to combat crime on reservations....

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