This is an essay that that discuses the New Court System for Puerto Rico citizens. Additionally, the assignment also describes the various policies for an effective implementation of the court system.
New Court System for Puerto Rico admitted as a 51st state.
You must create a newly court system for the state of Puerto Rico. You are to work under the assumption that Puerto Rico has just been admitted as the 51st state and build your court system from the bottom up.
To be certain you need to understand how courts are organized in other states. You must research at least three current state court systems, within the United States. Consequently, use those systems to create Puerto Rico’s system. However, do not use Puerto Rico’s current system as one of your examples. You must describe your proposal for creating Puerto Rico’s municipal courts, major trial courts, appellate courts, and the state’s highest court. Include geographic jurisdictions. You must also describe how the judges selection will be for each court and must discuss how judicial and attorney ethical standards structuring will be and also the enforcing process.
You should conduct basic research on Puerto Rico. This includes the size, geography, population, existing counties or municipios, etc. To be certain your proposed system will actually work. Remember to provide citations when you borrow some idea or structure from another state.
The body (not including cover page, works cited/bibliography, etc.) of the paper must be 10-12 pages in length. The paper should be :
Double space is the requirement writing format, in addition to using Times New Roman 12-point font. A works cited page or bibliography (depending on the citation system ) must be included. Submitting too many pages will have the same result as submitting too few pages. Any images, charts, etc., used in the paper should be in the submission paper. However, these are exhibits and are not inclusive in the page count requirement.