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Hawaii and Trump admin jointly seek to expedite 9th Circuit consideration of stay motion

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 21, 2017 at 5:00pm 7/21/2017 at 5:00pm
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The State of Hawaii and the Trump administration have jointly requested that the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals expedite consideration of the Trump administration’s request for a stay of a Hawaii District Court preliminary injunction that significantly curtailed the implementation of Travel Order No. 2.

The request comes just days after the ...

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Supreme Court stays Hawaii Order as to refugees, not as to relatives

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 1:07pm 7/19/2017 at 1:07pm
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The Supreme Court has ruled on the Trump administration’s Motion for Clarification and for a Stay of the Hawaii Order significantly scaling back implementation of Travel Order No. 2.

The Court denied the request for “clarification,” granted a stay of the Hawaii Order on refugees, and was silent (de f...

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SCOTUS WATCH: Hawaii files Opposition to Trump Motion for Clarification and Stay (Updated)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 1:00pm 7/18/2017 at 1:00pm

Hawaii just filed its Opposition (pdf.) to the Trump admin...

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Trump asks Supreme Court halt Hawaii Court ruling on Travel Order (UPDATE – Also goes to 9th Cir.)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 10:35am 7/15/2017 at 10:35am

In the ongoing saga over the lower federal courts’ attempt to usurp presidential power over who may enter the country, the Trump administration late last night filed a request for the Supreme Court to review and to halt the Hawaii federal court order that dramatically scaled back Trump’s Travel Order...

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Hawaii Judge Grants Post-SCOTUS Injunction As To How Trump Travel Order Applies

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 11:21pm 7/13/2017 at 11:21pm
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A federal judge in Hawaii has just granted in part, and denied in part, the State of Hawaii’s motion to enforce an injunction issued prior to the Supreme Court ruling as to Trump’s Travel Order No. 2. The key issue was who would be considered to have a “bona fide” connection...

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Twice rejected, Hawaii goes to court AGAIN to halt Trump Travel Order implementation

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 6:30pm 7/8/2017 at 6:30pm
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We previously wrote how the State of Hawaii (with co-plaintiff Dr. Ismail Elshikh) struck out in Hawaii federal court and in the 9th Circuit, in seeking “clarification” of how Trump’s Travel Order No. 2 was to be implemented in light of the prior court injunctions and the Supreme Court’s substantial overruling...

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9th Circuit DENIES Hawaii request for Emergency Injunction over Trump Travel Order

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 7, 2017 at 7:06pm 7/7/2017 at 7:06pm

The 9th Circuit just issued an Order denying the State of Hawaii’s Emergency Motion for an Injunction. For details on the motion, see our post earlier today, Hawaii seeks injunction from 9th Circuit...

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Hawaii seeks injunction from 9th Circuit to halt Trump application of SCOTUS Travel Ruling

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 7, 2017 at 3:25pm 7/7/2017 at 3:25pm
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Last night a District Court judge denied the State of Hawaii’s emergency motion to “clarify” how the Trump administration is applying the Supreme Court’s ruling on Travel Order No. 2.

See my post last night, Judge Denies Hawaii request to halt Trump admin interpretation of SCOTUS Travel Order ruling. The District Court judge...

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NY Times Editorial Board Emits Primal Scream Over Neil Gorsuch

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 8:35pm 7/2/2017 at 8:35pm

For the Editorial Board of the NY Times, these are not the best of times, but the worst of times.

But more than anything, for the Times Editorial Board, it is the age of foolishness and the season of Darkness. [h/t Charles Dickens] Trump *literally* has driven them insane.

The Editorial blaming Sarah...

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Hawaii seeks injunction against Trump admin interpretation of SCOTUS Travel Order ruling

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 30, 2017 at 10:40am 6/30/2017 at 10:40am

When the Supreme Court reinstated substantially all of Trump’s Travel Order No. 2, the Supreme Court carved out an exception for people who have a “bona fide” relationship to the U.S. Such persons could not be subjected to a blanket, country-wide prohibition from entering the U.S. (emphasis added):

We accordingly grant the...

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Is Chief Justice Roberts “Swimming In the Middle?”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 8:53am 6/27/2017 at 8:53am
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Appearing on today’s Morning Joe, law professor Jonathan Turley noted that Chief Justice John Roberts teamed with Justice Anthony Kennedy to devise an exception to the Court’s

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SCOTUS Travel Order ruling was “slap down” of lower courts and progressives

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 7:00am 6/27/2017 at 7:00am

Shortly after the Supreme Court released its preliminary ruling on Trump Travel Order, I appeared on the Tony Katz Show, WIBC Indianapolis.

Here are some of my comments:

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The Left’s Best Freak Outs to SCOTUS Ruling on Trump Travel EO

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 26, 2017 at 6:30pm 6/26/2017 at 6:30pm
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In the wake of the Supreme Court reinstatement of substantially all of President Trump’s travel Executive Order, the left is responding as expected.

Left-wing and Islamic groups are outraged and don’t seem to understand the rul...

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SCOTUS Rules in Favor of Missouri Lutheran School in Suit Against State

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 26, 2017 at 12:17pm 6/26/2017 at 12:17pm
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Monday, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Missouri Lutheran School who’d sued the state over the state’s decision to withhold grant money.

PBS summarized:

The case grows out of a lawsuit filed by Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Missouri, after it lost out on a grant for its playground in 2012...

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Supreme Court Will Hear a Same-Sex Wedding Cake Case

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 26, 2017 at 10:50am 6/26/2017 at 10:50am
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The Supreme Court has decided to hear a challenge from a Colorado baker, after the state charged him with violating the state’s anti-discrimination law when he declined to make a wedding cake for a gay couple. From the LA Times:

Jack Phillips, the owner of the Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colo., was...

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SCOTUS reinstates substantially all of Trump Travel Order

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 26, 2017 at 10:36am 6/26/2017 at 10:36am
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[BREAKING – This post has been updated multiple times]

In a per curiam Order (full embed at bottom of post), the Supreme Court agreed to hear the Trump Travel Order cases, and also substantially lifted...

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Scalia called Obamacare ‘SCOTUScare’ and warned it might endure — and he was right

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 7:00pm 6/25/2017 at 7:00pm

With the House having passed a healthcare bill, and the Senate close to passing a version, there is a lot of debate over the specifics of the bills.

Shameless Democrats like Hillary Clinton, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders portray Republicans as setting out to kill tens of thousands of Americans. In the...

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