What does it mean, in the face of profound ugliness on the part of the executive branch, to declare the judgment of that ugliness to be outside the authority of the Supreme Court?
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The Supreme Court sought to nudge the president toward more civil rhetoric. But the majority rejected claims that the travel ban exceeded the scope of congressional delegation under the Immigration and Nationality Act or violated the Constitution’s Establishment Clause.
While it can be risky to predict the outcome of cases based on oral argument, the Supreme Court appears to be leaning toward upholding President Trump’s travel ban.
Wednesday’s oral arguments in Trump v. Hawaii held few surprises.
The Supreme Court has granted certiorari in Ninth Circuit travel ban case.
Last week's temporary restraining order in Hawaii v. Trump is a thorough application of the Ninth Circuit's previous ruling in that case. But if the Supreme Court vacates the Ninth Circuit precedent, as many expect it to do shortly, the restraining order will be on weaker footing.
On October 17, Judge Derrick Watson of the federal district court in Hawaii issued a nationwide temporary restraining order (TRO) against the enforcement of sections of President Trump’s third executive order on immigration. This is our summary of that judicial order.
The Ninth Circuit held on Thursday that refugees with sponsorship assurances from U.S. resettlement agencies were exempt from President Trump's revised immigration executive order.
Hawaii responded to the government's request to stay the Hawaii District Court's injunction against the definition of "bona fide relationship."
Hawaii District Court Grants in Part Motion to Modify Scope of Preliminary Injunction in Travel Ban Case
The U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii has granted in part the plaintiffs' motion to enforce, or, in the alternative, modify the scope of the preliminary injunction in the travel ban case. The motion came before the court in response to the Trump administration's narrow interpretation of the Supreme Court's per curiam order allowing implementation of the ban.
The order is available in full below.