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UNITED STATES V. FLORIDA, 363 U. S. 121 (1960)
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United States v. Florida, 363 U.S. 121 (1960)
United States v. Florida
No. 10, Original
Argued October 12-15, 1959
Decided May 31, 1960
363 U.S. 121
In this suit by the United States under Art. III, § 2 of the Constitution, held: the Submerged Lands Act grants Florida a three marine league belt of land under the Gulf of Mexico, seaward from its coastline, as described in Florida's 1868 Constitution, which was approved by Congress when Florida was readmitted to representation in Congress after the Civil War. Pp. 363 U. S. 121-129.
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