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13 States ask SCOTUS to block California egg law

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 9:15pm 12/9/2017 at 9:15pm
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Thirteen states are trying to haul California in front of the US Supreme Court.

While there is a myriad of issues that would be worthy of this move, it is the Golden State’s egg law that the potential plaintiffs want cracked open before the nation’s highest court.

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Supreme Ct blocks order that Trump Admin turn over DACA legal advice docs

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 6:00pm 12/9/2017 at 6:00pm

Friday night, the Supreme Court issued an Order (pdf.) staying a lower court ruling requiring the government to turn over thousands of documents related to the termination of DACA. The vote was 5 to 4, with Justice Breyer writing a 10-page dissent joined by Ginsburg, Sotomayor and Kagan.

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Supreme Court allows Trump’s Third Travel Order to take effect

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 4, 2017 at 4:41pm 12/4/2017 at 4:41pm

The Supreme Court allowed President Trump’s Third Travel Order to take full effect Monday afternoon, lifting two lower court injunctions against the restrictions.

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Seven Months Later it’s Clear: Trump Made Great Choice in Neil Gorsuch

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 7:00am 11/28/2017 at 7:00am
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There is still a “never-Trump” faction among conservatives, but for all their complaints about the president, there is one simple truth they cannot escape. If Trump hadn’t won the election, we wouldn’t have Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch.

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Trump adds 5 conservative judges to shortlist of potential SCOTUS nominees

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 17, 2017 at 8:30pm 11/17/2017 at 8:30pm
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I noted yesterday that Chuck Grassley finally appears ready to clear the backlog in Judiciary Committee hearings on Appeals and District court judicial nominees, by preventing withholding of “blue slips” from becoming de facto filibusters, Chuck Grassley rips up “blue slip” stall, Al Franken left groping for alternative delay tactic.

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SCOTUS dismisses 4th Circuit Travel Order case as moot, vacates Maryland District Court judgment

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 7:00am 10/11/2017 at 7:00am

We previously wrote how the U.S. Supreme Court was likely to dismiss the two Travel Order cases before it, one from the 4th Circuit (via Maryland District Court) and one from the 9th Circuit (via Hawaii District Court) on grounds of mootness. Both of those...

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SCOTUS wants briefing on whether pending Travel Order case Moot, cancels oral argument

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 25, 2017 at 2:15pm 9/25/2017 at 2:15pm

When Trump rolled out a new Permanent Travel Order last night, I noted that there was a substantial question whether this rendered the pending Supreme Court case as to Trave Order No. 2 moot:

So what happens to the pending Supreme Court case? It seems that so much of the case as...

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Trump issues new Permanent Travel Order

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 8:15pm 9/24/2017 at 8:15pm

It seems like ancient history, but the original and replacement Travel Orders were meant to be temporary, to provide time for a security review.

Those Orders were demagogued as “Muslim bans” when they clearly were not. They applied to the seven highest risk countries for terrorist visa infiltration as identified by the...

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SCOTUS blocks lower court redrawing Texas redistricting maps again, so what’s next?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 6:15pm 9/13/2017 at 6:15pm

Texas’ Congressional and state legislative district maps have been bouncing around the federal court system for months. Tuesday, the Supreme Court blocked an order from the lower court that required new maps redrawn.

Redrawing maps would create new districts and ultimately favor Democrats in upcoming elections.

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Supreme Court stays 9th Circuit refugee ruling – Trump Travel Order still in effect

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 7:04pm 9/12/2017 at 7:04pm

Yesterday Justice Kennedy issued a temporary stay of the 9th Circuit’s ruling as to refugees, whose entry is put on hold under the Trump Travel Order No. 2.

Today the full Supreme Court granted the stay:

The application for stay of mandate presented to Justice Kennedy and by him referred to the Court...

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Justice Kennedy issues Stay of 9th Circuit Travel Case Order As To Refugees

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 11, 2017 at 12:59pm 9/11/2017 at 12:59pm
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This is an UPDATE (by WAJ):

Justice Kennedy has issued a partial stay of the 9th Circuit ruling, with regard to the refugee aspect of the Travel Order, the only portion as to which the government sought a stay:

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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.

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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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