United States v. Unzeuta
281 U.S. 138 (1930)

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U.S. Supreme Court

United States v. Unzeuta, 281 U.S. 138 (1930)

United States v. Unzeuta

No. 509

Argued March 12, 1930

Decided April 14, 1930

281 U.S. 138

Syllabus

1. When the United States acquires title to lands by purchase with the consent of the legislature of the state within which they are situated "for the erection of forts, magazines, arsenals, dockyards and other needful buildings" (Const., Art. I, § 8), the federal jurisdiction is exclusive of all state authority. P. 142.

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