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South Carolina v. Katzenbach
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The state of South Carolina (Plaintiff) filed a complaint seeking a declaratory judgment that certain provisions the Voting Rights of Act of 1965 exceeded the scope of congressional legislative authority and violated various provisions of the United States Constitution pertaining to the powers reserved to state governments. The United States Supreme Court assumed jurisdiction because the case presented a controversy between a state and a citizen of another state.
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