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On Elián And Aliens: A Political Solution To The Plenary Power Problem, Victor C. Romero Jan 2001

On Elián And Aliens: A Political Solution To The Plenary Power Problem, Victor C. Romero

Journal Articles

The poignant story of a little boy fished out of the sea after losing his mother to the elements captured the country's imagination and ignited a political firestorm. The Elián González saga drew conflicting opinions from nearly every branch of American local, state, and federal governments.

This article takes no specific position on Elián's situation. Rather, this artivle values the González story for putting a human face on often faceless legal issues. More specifically, Elián's saga raises the following important question: When should the right of the human being to be treated as an individual trump the ...


On Becoming The Other: Cubans, Castro, And Elian -- A Latcritical Analysis, Berta E. Hernández-Truyol Jan 2001

On Becoming The Other: Cubans, Castro, And Elian -- A Latcritical Analysis, Berta E. Hernández-Truyol

UF Law Faculty Publications

It is difficult to imagine that a cute, little, six-year-old boy would be able to change the favorable socially constructed images of cubanas/os virtually overnight. But that is precisely what happened with Elian and the comunidad cubana en Miami en estos estados unidos. The story is sad and poignant, heart-wrenching and surreal, human and political, civil and social, cultural and economic. It reaches into the souls of all who have fought and lost after having thought that they had fought and won.

This essay explores the transformation of the Cuban community in the eyes of the estado unidense majority ...


Gonzalez Exrel. Gonzalez V. Reno. 212 F.3d 1338, Rehearing Denied, 215 F.3d 1243, Certiorari Denied, 120 S.Ct. 2737 (2000). U.S. Court Of Appeals For The Eleventh Circuit, June 1, 2000., David Abraham Jan 2001

Gonzalez Exrel. Gonzalez V. Reno. 212 F.3d 1338, Rehearing Denied, 215 F.3d 1243, Certiorari Denied, 120 S.Ct. 2737 (2000). U.S. Court Of Appeals For The Eleventh Circuit, June 1, 2000., David Abraham

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