The Puerto Rico Judiciary: A Model State System
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The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico consists of Puerto Rico among other minor islands. It covers an approximate area of 13,780 square kilometers whereby 8,860 square kilometers is the mainland while approximately 4,900 is the area covered with water. In general, the country is mountainous and also has 17 lakes, all of which are man-made lakes. Puerto Rico is located close to the tropics, therefore; they experience an average temperature of 28 °C. Furthermore, Puerto Rico has become home to numerous individuals who have immigrated from the Dominican Republic. According to the Census Bureau in U.S., the inhabitants of Puerto Rico were estimated to be 3,706,690 b...