Kansas wins identity theft case at U.S. Supreme Court


Kansas prevailed at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday when the justices found that federal immigration law doesn't override the state's prosecution of identity theft.

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of the attorney general's appeal of a state Supreme Court decision, which overturned three identity theft convictions because federal law pre-empted state prosecutions for using false or stolen personal information contained in federal immigration forms.

"From the beginning of our country, criminal law enforcement has been primarily a . . .


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