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The National Security Law Podcast

The National Security Law Podcast, Episode 14: Potential Assange Charges, and More From Some Island in the Pacific

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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.


Sanctuary 101, Part I: What Trump’s Executive Order Doesn’t Do, Cannot Do, and Has Little To Do With

A month after President Trump issued his January 25, 2017 executive order, “Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States,” there remains a great deal of confusion: about what qualifies as a “sanctuary jurisdiction,” about the order’s effects on those jurisdictions, and about whether Trump’s effort to pull their federal funding by unilat

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