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Ruling: Supreme Court blocks lawsuits in cross-border shootings

Posted Feb 25, 2020, 11:08 am

The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the family of a Mexican boy, shot and killed in 2010 by a Border Patrol agent in Texas does not have the right to file suit in U.S. courts. The decision likely dooms a similar lawsuit filed in Arizona by the family of 16-year-old Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez, who was shot and killed that same year in Nogales, Sonora. Read more: http://www.tucsonsentinel.com/local/report/022520_border_shooting_scotus