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Department of Justice Files Cert Petition in IRAP v. Trump

The Justice Department has filed a petition for a writ of certiorari in International Refugee Assistance Project v. Trump, requesting that the Supreme Court review the opinion of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit upholding the nationwide preliminary injunction against a key section of the travel ban. The petition is available in full below, along with stay applications filed by the government in both IRAP and Hawaii v. Trump, which is currently before the Ninth Circuit.

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The Fourth Circuit Argument on the Refugee EO: Second-Guessing the President or Safeguarding Individual Rights?

Yesterday's argument placed two opposition options before the Fourth Circuit (1) narrowly construe the President’s authority and read Trump’s comments in the worst possible light, or (2) cultivate a measure of deference.


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