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Local Editorial: Ride Metro at your own risk

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Sovereign immunity ("The king can do no wrong") is a medieval legal doctrine that holds that a sovereign cannot be sued without its consent. By signing the interstate compact that created the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, the courts have ruled, Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia transferred their own sovereign immunity to WMATA. So in most cases, Metro can't be...

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