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Meaning, the concept of organized has really no meaning for the other territories. This is a bit of a hasty conclusion. A lack of permanent residents does not mean that people never go there or never have legal or property rights that arise there. In an unorganized territory, the only places that this can be adjudicated are in the federal courts with ...


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The question that you pose can't be answered in the abstract and the conceptual framework you introduce in the section entitled "Resume" is largely unsound from a legal perspective, even if it may have some political theory usefulness. Indeed, even the framework of "relative power" doesn't really work. The question almost always presents ...


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Regarding the part of your question which mentioned the military, many countries have different rules for peacetime, state of emergency, and wartime. Once the state of emergency or law is declared in accordance with the constitutional process, the government in general and the military in specific get expanded powers. Where I live, right now, the military ...


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united-states The US legal system is designed to minimize "power" (as defined), to prevent one entity from having substantially greater power compared to others. The police cannot break into a house, they require permission of the occupant or of the court; the court cannot grant permission for a search unless certain conditions are met, and they ...


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Near as I can tell, the reason for American Samoa's Unorganized status is that there are two regions which has no true county level administrative government. The first is Rose Atoll (the southern most point of the United States territory), which is an uninhabited wild life preserve. The second, Swain Island is privately owned and mostly used as a coconut ...


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