February 16, 2016 – Marissa Soto Panelist in Upcoming CUNY Law School Event Discussing Puerto Rico Debt Crisis

Marissa Soto will join the Center on Latino and Latina Rights and Equality for an important discussion about the economic and humanitarian crisis occurring in Puerto Rico and its relationship to two pending Supreme Court cases. The event will begin with a short documentary film showing the impact of the crisis on the people of the island followed by a panel discussion about two pending Supreme Court cases The Commonwealth of…

Marissa Soto Collaborates on Amicus Brief to the United States Supreme Court on the Puerto Rican Debt Crisis

On January 25, 2016, I had the professional honor of having a brief that I participated in drafting submitted to the United States Supreme Court.  I am proud to announce that I was a member of the team that submitted an amicus curiae brief to address whether the Puerto Rico Recovery Act is preempted by the Bankruptcy Code.   While such an issue may seem obscure and esoteric, it is in fact…