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A 9-0 Legal Fiction That Defies Geography

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What's in a name, really?

onOctober 19, 2021 at 5:17 PMOctober 19, 2021 at 3:49 PM

Ed. Note: Welcome to our daily feature Trivia Question of the Day!

What 1985 Supreme Court case held that Long Island — despite its name and geography — is not an island?

Hint: In a states’ rights victory, the Court found the East River is too shallow to make Long Island count as a real island.

See the answer on the next page.

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