What does contemplates mean?
To think over and consider all options before you about a particular issue.
The words "To be or not to be" are the opening lines of a rather lengthy soliloquy spoken by Hamlet (in the play of the same name written by William Shakespeare), as he contemplates outloud, his very existence and his options after learning the truth of his father's death (murder), and his mother's and uncle's complicity in the act.
Yes, in fact the Constitution specifically contemplates this in Article 3, Section 2, Clause where it states the judicial power extends to cases ". . .between a State and citizens of another State. . ." This did not mean that a state could not be sued by its own citizens. It meant that federal judicial power took over when the dispute crossed the border. State governments do not enjoy full sovereign immunity (for that matter…