The Yale Law Journal

José R. Coleman Tió


Democracy, Not Statehood: The Case for Puerto Rican Congressmen

José R. Coleman Tió

Congress is currently considering the District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2007 (H.R. 1433), which attempts to address the disenfranchisement of District residents by granting the District representation in the House of Representatives. In a Comment recently published in this Journal, I s…


Six Puerto Rican Congressmen Go to Washington

José R. Coleman Tió

116 Yale L.J. 1389 (2007)


Read José R. Coleman Tió's Pocket Part Essay adapted from this Comment.


Read John C. Fortier's Response, The Constitution Is Clear: Only States Vote in Congress.


Read Christina Duffy Burnett's Response, Two Puerto Rican Senators Stay Home.