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Trump wins emoluments case in 4th Circuit Court of Appeals

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 3:26pm 7/10/2019 at 3:26pm
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President Trump prevailed Wednesday morning in a lawsuit claiming that profits from his businesses violate the Emoluments Clauses of the Constitution.

The case was brought by the attorneys general of Maryland and Washington D.C., who said that Trump properties, notably the Trump International Hotel in D.C., were siphoning business away from state-owned...

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Trump still wants to add citizenship question, but faces renewed opposition

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Posted by    Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 10:00am 7/6/2019 at 10:00am
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The Trump administration is still exploring ways to add a citizenship question to the 2020 decennial census, Justice Department lawyers told a federal judge in Maryland on Friday.
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Trump administration reverses course on census, again, will pursue path forward with citizenship question

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Posted by    Thursday, July 4, 2019 at 10:00am 7/4/2019 at 10:00am
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The Justice and Commerce Departments announced Tuesday afternoon that, in light of the Supreme Court’s decision last week in Department of Commerce v. New York, the Trump administration had abandoned its quest to add a citizenship question to the 2020 decennial census.

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Chief Justice Roberts shot down Census citizenship question, but it’s not dead yet

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Posted by    Sunday, June 30, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/30/2019 at 12:00pm
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On the morning of June 28, 2012, CNN and Fox News initially told viewers that the Supreme Court had struck down the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate, not yet realizing that the court had saved it as a tax. Fox’s Shannon Bream declared that the mandate was “gone” and for six...

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Census citizenship question opponents make desperate last-minute accusations

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 7:00am 6/5/2019 at 7:00am
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The Supreme Court will soon decide whether the Trump administration can include a question about citizenship on the 2020 census.

It might seem strange that such a matter is before the Supreme Court at all. But when the Trump administration explored adding the question it was not…especially solicitous, shall we say, about...

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Federal judge orders citizenship question removed from 2020 Census

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 9:00am 1/16/2019 at 9:00am
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In a long-awaited and predictable decision, Judge Jesse M. Furman in the Southern District of New York ruled Tuesday that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross violated federal administrative law when he decided to reinstate a citizenship question on the 2020 Census. Judge Furman, who was appointed by President Obama, barred the Census Bureau...

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Supreme Court takes up new partisan gerrymandering challenge

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Posted by    Sunday, January 6, 2019 at 2:00pm 1/6/2019 at 2:00pm
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The Supreme Court announced Friday that it would, once again, consider whether partisan gerrymandering can be so extreme that it violates the Constitution.

The move comes after a term in which the justices had looked poised to impose some limits on partisan influence in redistricting, but ultimately seemed unable to agree on a workable...

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Appeals Court Delays Emoluments Lawsuit against Trump

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Posted by    Friday, December 21, 2018 at 9:00am 12/21/2018 at 9:00am
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Last night, the Fourth Circuit stayed Maryland and Washington, D.C.’s Emoluments Clause lawsuit against President Trump in its entirety, while scheduling oral argument in the case to begin on March 19, 2019.

This means that the litigation will be completely paused until the court reaches a decision on the President’s petition, which...

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Supreme Court hands Trump partial victory in lawsuit over citizenship question for 2020 census

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 4:30pm 10/23/2018 at 4:30pm

On Monday night, the Supreme Court granted the Trump administration’s request to shield Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross from being deposed in a lawsuit over the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census. But the Court declined to block the deposition of acting Assistant Attorney General John Gore, as the...

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Federal Court may alter NC congressional districts for 2018 election

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 5:00pm 8/28/2018 at 5:00pm
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When it comes to judges, the President has a lot in common with North Carolina.

While the White House finds itself thwarted on an almost hourly basis by federal district judges, the Tar Heel State languishes under the iron heel of the Fourth Circuit, a federal appellate court based in Richmond, Virginia. ...

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Trump Travel Order case may not be over, despite Supreme Court ruling

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Posted by    Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 6:00pm 7/8/2018 at 6:00pm
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Most people assume that when the Supreme Court decides a case, it’s over. Final. That’s usually how it is, but not always. Sometimes when Court issues an opinion, it also sends the matter back to the lower courts for further consideration in light of the new guidance.

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Federal court panel denies emergency restraining order against new PA congressional map, sets March 9 hearing

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Posted by    Friday, February 23, 2018 at 6:30pm 2/23/2018 at 6:30pm
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A three-judge federal court panel has denied Pennsylvania Republicans’ request to immediately suspend implementation of a court-imposed remedial Congressional map.

For more information, see our prior post on the unfolding Pennsylvania redistricting drama. This is a separate proceeding from the request for a stay made to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Pennsylvania Republicans file federal lawsuit to stop PA Sup Ct court-imposed redistricting

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Posted by    Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 5:05pm 2/22/2018 at 5:05pm

A new theater has opened up in the great Pennsylvania Redistricting Battle of 2018, with Republicans filing a federal lawsuit to halt court-ordered redistricting that could cost the GOP four seats in the House this November.

On January 22, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court declared that the state’s Congressional map, which had been...

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court adopts Democratic-friendly map for 2018 elections

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Posted by    Monday, February 19, 2018 at 6:00pm 2/19/2018 at 6:00pm
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Republicans probably just lost at least 4 or 5 seats in the House.

This afternoon, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court unveiled its remedial Congressional map for the midterm elections in November. [See Featured Image] The Supreme Court Order imposing the map is here.

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In blow to Republicans, Justice Alito denies emergency request to halt Pennsylvania redistricting

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Posted by    Monday, February 5, 2018 at 3:00pm 2/5/2018 at 3:00pm
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On January 22, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, on a 5—2 party-line vote, struck down the state’s congressional map and ordered the legislature to draw a new one by February 9. See my prior post, Bad news for GOP: Pennsylvania Supreme Court tosses state’s congressional maps.

Two members of PA’s state legislature—its Speaker of...

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Florida’s process for restoring felon voting rights ruled unconstitutional, but what comes next?

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Posted by    Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 9:09pm 2/1/2018 at 9:09pm

U.S. District Judge Mark E. Walker in Tallahassee has ruled that Florida’s process for restoring voting rights to convicted felons violates both the First and Fourteenth Amendments. The implications of the ruling, however, may not be so far-reaching since the judge hasn’t yet decided on a specific remedy.

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D.C. Circuit: CFPB structure is constitutional

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 2:00pm 1/31/2018 at 2:00pm
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In October 2016, a conservative panel on the D.C. Circuit ruled, 2–1, that too much unilateral power was concentrated in the independent Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, unconstitutionally infringing upon the President’s Article II executive powers.

In February, the full D.C. Circuit agreed to en banc rehearing of this case—entitled PHH Corporation...

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