National Affairs: Arizona Overruled

Angry Arizona lost its big and probably ' final chance to block construction of Hoover (Boulder) Dam last week. The Supreme Court dismissed Arizona's suit to enjoin California, Utah, Nevada, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming and the Federal Government from undertaking this enterprise as a trespass on its sovereign rights (TIME, Oct. 27). Ruling that Arizona's rights were not injured by the project, Mr. Justice Brandeis declared: ''As the Colorado River is navigable and the means which the act provides are not unrelated to the control of navigation, the erection and maintenance of such...

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