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Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico v. Centro de Periodismo Investigativo, Inc.

Puerto Rico is in a state of crisis. The island bears a debt burden of more than seventy-two billion dollars, retains lasting damage from natural disasters whilst being subject to discriminatory restrictions on federal aid, and is vulnerable to corporate interests and exploitation. The resultant austerity measures imposed in response to the debt crisis have raised critical legal and political questions about the appropriate solution to the island’s distress, the limited role of Puerto Rican citizens in the recovery process, and the fraught status of Puerto Rico as a territory of the United States. […]