Peter Margulies

Peter Margulies is a professor at Roger Williams University School of Law, where he teaches Immigration Law, National Security Law and Professional Responsibility. He is the author of Law’s Detour: Justice Displaced in the Bush Administration (New York: NYU Press, 2010).

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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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Enjoining the Revised Refugee EO: The Hawaii District Court “Waters Down” the Separation of Powers

The most recent ruling from the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii exceeds the bounds of Establishment Clause and clashes with both Congress’s delegation of power and the President’s Article II authority.