Biden administration chooses to defend Insular Cas...
Posted by William-Jose Velez Gonzalez | Aug 30, 2022 | Courts, Federal Government, Headlines | 0 |
The Sanchez Valle decision might not have changed ...
Posted by Thomas Cole | Aug 4, 2022 | Congress, Courts, Headlines, Puerto Rico, Status | 0 |
Fitisemanu plaintiff takes up Justices’ call to ov...
Posted by William-Jose Velez Gonzalez | Apr 28, 2022 | Courts, Headlines | 0 |
Justices suggest that Congress has leeway to exclu...
Posted by SCOTUSblog | Nov 10, 2021 | Congress, Courts, Headlines, Puerto Rico, Status | 0 |
Federal Court rules American Samoans should be gra...
Posted by Fred Edwards | Dec 17, 2019 | Courts, Headlines | 0 |
Context of citizenship
by William-Jose Velez Gonzalez | Apr 13, 2023 | Context of islands, Courts, Headlines | 1 |
The concept and context of citizenship in the United States unincorporated territories has always...Read More
In case about government transparency, SCOTUS discusses Puerto Rico’s sovereignty
by Aditi Vikram | Jan 24, 2023 | Courts, Puerto Rico | 0 |
Historically, US states have received “state sovereignty immunity,” which prevents a state from...Read More
Federal court rejects bid to keep Title 42 policy in force
by Hana Sawaf | Dec 21, 2022 | Courts, Federal Government | 0 |
On December 16, a federal appeals court rejected a bid by several Republican-led states that...Read More
US Supreme Court once again passes on opportunity to repeal Insular Cases
by William-Jose Velez Gonzalez | Nov 21, 2022 | Courts, Puerto Rico, Status | 0 |
For the second time in as many months, the Supreme Court has denied review of a petition calling...Read More
United States Supreme Court to consider case for the reinstatement of teachers’ pensions in Puerto Rico that could also overrule the Insular Cases
by William-Jose Velez Gonzalez | Nov 18, 2022 | Courts, Puerto Rico, Status | 0 |
In August 2022, the Frente Amplio en Defensa de la Educación Pública (“FADEP”), an organization of...Read More
Fordham Law Review to host a symposium on America’s territories
by William-Jose Velez Gonzalez | Oct 26, 2022 | Courts, Status | 0 |
The Fordham Law Review at the Fordham University School of Law will be hosting a symposium...Read More
Supreme Court decides not to hear American Samoans’ bid for birthright citizenship
by Hana Sawaf | Oct 19, 2022 | American Samoa, Courts | 0 |
On Monday, October 17, the United States Supreme Court declined to take up a case asking whether...Read More
Why doesn’t the government of American Samoa want US Citizenship?
by Akash Anand | Oct 17, 2022 | American Samoa, Courts, Federal Government, Headlines | 3 |
The United States is often criticized for neglecting its territories. Politically, socially, and...Read More
The Judicial Institute’s Hispanic Heritage Month Program to host discussion on Insular Cases￼
by William-Jose Velez Gonzalez | Sep 12, 2022 | Courts | 0 |
The New York State Judicial Institute will be hosting a hybrid panel discussion on the Insular...Read More
American Samoa officials side with Biden administration in defense of denying automatic US citizenship in territories
by William-Jose Velez Gonzalez | Sep 6, 2022 | American Samoa, Congress, Courts | 1 |
The American Samoan government and American Samoa’s non-voting delegate to Congress Aumua Amata...Read More
Biden administration chooses to defend Insular Cases
by William-Jose Velez Gonzalez | Aug 30, 2022 | Courts, Federal Government, Headlines | 0 |
The United States Solicitor General continued to argue that the Supreme Court should not...Read More
The discriminatory decision that still denies some Americans the right to vote
by Akash Anand | Aug 29, 2022 | Courts, Elections | 0 |
American students are taught their nation’s valor during the world wars and their country’s unity...Read More
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