Withholding the constitutional right to American citizenship from people born in the U.S. territories makes as little sense as withholding citizenship from those born in Washington, D.C.
Cassandra Burke Robertson is the John Deaver Drinko - BakerHostetler Professor of Law and the Director of the Center for Professional Ethics at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. She was appointed as one of Ohio’s representatives to the Uniform Law Commission (also known as the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws) and also serves on Ohio's Commission on the Rules of Practice & Procedure. Prior to enterering academia, she clerked for the Texas Supreme Court and served as Assistant Solicitor General in the Office of the Texas Attorney General. Robertson received a law degree from the University of Texas at Austin, where she also obtained joint master's degrees in Middle Eastern Studies and Public Affairs.
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