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All posts tagged "U.S. Supreme Court"

  • Justice Antonin Scalia, Influential Conservative, Dead at 79

    WASHINGTON – Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died, leaving the high court without its conservative majority and setting up an ideological confrontation over his successor in the maelstrom...

    • Posted February 14, 2016
  • Independence Party Criticizes Bernier’s ‘Refusal’ discuss Political Status Issue

    SAN JUAN – Veteran independence leader Rubén Berríos on Friday condemned the refusal of the Popular Democratic Party’s (PDP) gubernatorial candidate, David Bernier, to accept his invitation to discuss Puerto Rico’s political status alongside the pro-statehood New...

    • Posted February 12, 2016
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  • High Court Will Hear Microsoft Appeal Over Xbox Lawsuit

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court will decide whether Microsoft Corp. must face a class action lawsuit by disgruntled owners of the Xbox 360 video-game system who say the console has a design defect that scratches game disks....

    • Posted January 15, 2016
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  • NPP Senator Expects Judicial Ruling Contrary to Commonwealth

    The federal Supreme Court would reconfirm the position of the U.S. government regarding the territorial and colonial condition of Puerto Rico in a criminal case centered on the double jeopardy issue, the New Progressive Party spokesperson in...

    • Posted January 15, 2016
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  • As Justices Grapple with Commonwealth Definition, Bernier says any Decision on Status is Good Starting Point

    Popular Democratic Party gubernatorial candidate David Bernier said Thursday that any decision taken by the U.S. Supreme Court regarding the island’s political status will serve as “a starting point” toward the economic well-being of Puerto Rico. The...

    • Posted January 14, 2016
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  • High Court Raises Doubts over Puerto Rico Sovereignty

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Wednesday raised doubts about whether Puerto Rico should be treated as a sovereign state with powers that go beyond its status as a territory of the United States. The justices considered...

    • Posted January 13, 2016
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  • Governor: Puerto Rico is not a Territory

    SAN JUAN – Gov. Alejandro García Padilla expressed confidence Wednesday that the government will prevail in its arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court that Puerto Rico is not a U.S. territory subject to Congress’ full oversight under...

    • Posted January 13, 2016
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  • USVI Challenges U.S. Supreme Court Power to Decide Sánchez Valle Case

    SAN JUAN – The U.S. Supreme Court, which is slated to hear Wednesday the Puerto Rico v. Sánchez Valle case that could have an impact on Puerto Rico’s political status, advised the parties to be prepared to...

    • Posted January 11, 2016
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  • Bar Association: Supreme Court may Dismiss Double Jeopardy Lawsuit

    SAN JUAN – Puerto Rico Bar Association President Mark Anthony Bimbela remains wary regarding the possibility the U.S. Supreme Court could reject, for lack of jurisdiction, the double jeopardy lawsuit in the People v. Sánchez Valle case....

    • Posted January 10, 2016
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  • PDP Faces Challenges in Aligning Party to Solve Status

    SAN JUAN – The biggest challenge Popular Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate David Bernier will have is to align the party behind a status definition to seek more autonomy and a plan for economic development, Dorado Mayor...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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