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Case Summary: Federal District Court Issues Nationwide Injunction Against Trump’s Sanctuary City Executive Order

Judge William H. Orrick III of the Northern District of California yesterday granted motions for a preliminary injunction to enjoin Section 9(a)’s enforcement nationwide. In this post, I offer an overview of Judge Orrick’s decision, which can be viewed in full here and below.

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What the Data Really Show about Terrorists Who “Came Here,” Part III: What if You Included Domestic Terrorism Cases?

The Justice Department data about which President Trump appears to have been talking excludes domestic terrorism cases. The picture if very different if you don’t do that.

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The Revolt of the Judges: What Happens When the Judiciary Doesn’t Trust the President’s Oath

Is there an unexpressed legal principle functionally at work in the judicial response to Trump: that the President is a crazy person whose oath of office judges simply don’t trust and to whom, therefore, a whole lot of normal rules of judicial conduct do not apply?

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