WASHINGTON -- In a largely uneventful term that appeared to plow little new legal ground, the Supreme Court nevertheless provided municipalities with a smattering of victories in ptotecting their finances and autonomy.

While states suffered some setbacks, the justices at times showed a deference and respect for state and local laws during the 1992-93 term, which ended Monday.

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