Roger C. S. Lin et al.
United States of America

Court Decisions:

March 18, 2008   US District Court Washington, D.C.     (pdf)

April 7, 2009       US Court of Appeals Washington, D.C.     (pdf)

Important quotations from the lawsuits:

March 18, 2008 District Court Decision
Plaintiffs have essentially been persons without a state for almost 60 years.

April 7, 2009   Court of Appeals Decision
America and China's tumultuous relationship over the past sixty years has trapped the inhabitants of Taiwan in political purgatory. During this time the people on Taiwan have lived without any uniformly recognized government. In practical terms, this means they have uncertain status in the world community which infects the population's day-to-day lives.