The New York State Bar Association has launched a task force that will take aim at the U.S. Supreme Court’s so-called Insular Cases, making recommendations for creating equality for millions of people living in U.S. territories who the bar association said are treated as “second-class” citizens under case law.

The 22-member task force, formed by newly installed bar association President Shirley Levin Wallach, will “review the laws and court decisions that have led to second-class citizenship and unequal treatment for American citizens who live in the U.S. territories,” a bar association news release said.

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