Reconsidering the Insular Cases

The Past and Future of the American Empire

Author: Gerald L. Neuman,Tomiko Brown-Nagin

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 0979639573

Category: History

Page: 216

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Over a century ago the United States Supreme Court decided the “Insular Cases,” which limited the applicability of constitutional rights in Puerto Rico and other overseas territories. Essays in Reconsidering the Insular Cases examine the history and legacy of these cases and explore possible solutions for the dilemmas they created.