"D.C. solo Charles Camp, a specialist in international disputes, was arguing that the Taiwanese are entitled to U.S. constitutional rights because this country has exercised de jure sovereignty over Taiwan since the treaty ending World War II took effect. The San Francisco Peace Treaty says the U.S. is the principal occupying power, Camp argued, and no official act has terminated this position. Courts have power to interpret treaties, Camp said."
This post on the Blog of Legal Times was picked-up for my follow-up reading of the previous post.
This is the detail reference for the Lin vs. USA case.