Appeals from the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico: Report to Accompany H.R. 7038

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Page 4 - CHANGES IN EXISTING LAW In compliance with clause 3 of rule XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, changes In existing law made by the bill, as reported...
Page 5 - States, and the decision is against its validity ; or where is drawn in question die validity of a statute of, or an authority exercised under any State, on the ground of its being repugnant to the Constitution, treaties, or laws of the United States, and the decision is in favor of its validity ; or where any title, right, privilege, or immunity is claimed under the Constitution or any treaty or statute of or commission held or authority exercised under the United States...
Page 5 - State on the ground of its being repugnant to the Constitution, treaties, or laws of the United States; or where any title, right, privilege, or immunity is specially set up or claimed by either party under the Constitution, or any treaty or statute of, or commission held or authority exercised under, the United States...
Page 3 - The authority exercised by the federal government emanated thereafter from the Compact itself. Under the Compact between the People of Puerto Rico and the United States...
Page 5 - Court as follows: (1) By appeal, where is drawn in question the validity of a treaty or statute of the United States and the decision is against its validity. (2) By appeal, where is drawn in question...
Page 1 - From the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico, to the Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.
Page 5 - States, and the decision is in favor of its validity. (3) By writ of certiorari, where the validity of a treaty or statute of the United States is drawn in question or where the validity of a State statute is drawn in question...
Page 5 - The courts of appeals (other than the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit) shall have jurisdiction of appeals from all final decisions of the district courts of the United States, the United States District Court for the District of the Canal Zone, the District Court of Guam, and the District Court of the Virgin Islands, except where a direct review may be had in the Supreme Court.
Page 5 - The courts of appeals for the First Circuit shall have jurisdiction of appeals from all final decisions of the supreme court of Puerto Rico in all cases involving the Constitution, laws or treaties of the United States or any authority exercised thereunder, in all habeas corpus proceedings, and in all other civil cases where the value in controversy exceeds $5,000, exclusive of interest and costs.] 1294.
Page 5 - Final judgments or decrees rendered by the highest court of a State in which a decision could be had, may be reviewed by the Supreme Court as follows: "(2) By appeal, where is drawn in question the validity of a statute of any state on the ground of its being repugnant to the Constitution, treaties or laws of the United States, and the decision is in favor of its validity.

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