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Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Supreme Court

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NPR's Nina Totenberg reports that yesterday the United States Supreme Courts dramatically altered the balance of federal and state powers. According to the high court state governments cannot be sued against their will in state courts by people seeking to enforce some federal right. In a 5-to-4 vote, the justices killed a state court lawsuit by dozens of state probation officers seeking to enforce a federal labor law and collect overtime pay from Maine.