Back in 2016, the Puerto Rico legislature adopted by statute a statute of limitations for disciplinary proceedings. See here. I felt so strongly against this that I actually wrote a letter to the Governor urging him not to sign the bill into law. He didn't listen. Then, after the bill became law, I published a short article arguing many reasons why the bill should have been rejected. See here. But nothing happened. Then I published a law review article explaining everything I thought was wrong with the bill. See here. But nothing happened. Until last month.
On August 11, the Puerto Rico Supreme Court issued an opinion in a case called In Re Pellot Córdova, in which it invalided the statute of limitations for violating the principle of separation of powers.
So I guess it took four years, but finally someone got it right in the end.
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