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Podcast now available on SoundCloud: On November 9, 2016, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Lynch v. Morales-Santana. Morales-Santana’s father was born in Puerto Rico but acquired U.S. citizenship in 1917 under the Jones Act of Puerto Rico. Morales-Santana was born in 1962 in the Dominican Republic to his father and Dominican mother, who were unmarried at the time. In 1970, upon his parents’ marriage, he was statutorily “legitimated” and was admitted to the U.S. as a lawful permanent resident in 1976. The Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952, which was in effect at the time of Morales-Santana’s birth, limits the ability of an unwed citizen father to confer citizenship on his child born abroad, where the child’s mother is not a c...

June 22, 2017

Start: Friday, June 23, 2017 02:00 PM End: Friday, June 23, 2017 03:00 PM Location: Federalist Society Teleforum Conference Call Featured Speakers: Curt Levey Description: On November 9, 2016, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Lynch v. Morales-Santana. Morales-Santana’s father was born in Puerto Rico but acquired U.S. citizenship in 1917 under the Jones Act of Puerto Rico. Morales-Santana was born in 1962 in the Dominican Republic to his father and Dominican mother, who were unmarried at the time. In 1970, upon his parents’ marriage, he was statutorily “legitimated” and was admitted to the U.S. as a lawful permanent resident in 1976.

June 15, 2017

At the Republican National Lawyers Association's annual policy conference, Martin Gold and CFJ president Curt Levey talked about the federal judicial confirmation process and how it changed with President Trump’s nomination of Neil Gorsuch to be a Supreme Court justice. After the discussion, White House Counsel Donald McGahn received an award in honor of Edwin Meese, the former U.S. Attorney General under President Reagan.

May 5, 2017

Committee For Justice President Curt Levey will be speaking at the Republican National Lawyers Association's (RNLA) National Policy Conference today, May 5, at 4 PM EST. He will be joined by Martin Gold, author of "Senate Procedure and Practice," to discuss the judicial confirmation process.

March 20, 2016

Wade Henderson and Curt Levey talked about President Obama’s nomination of D.C. Court of Appeals Chief Judge Merrick Garland to succeed the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court, as well as the history of the nominating process.

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