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Ninth Circuit Affirms in Part Preliminary Injunction Against Travel Ban in Hawaii v. Trump

The U.S. Court of Appeals of the Ninth Circuit has affirmed in part a preliminary injunction against the Trump administration's revised travel ban issued by a federal district court in Hawaii v. Trump. The circuit court vacated the portions of the injunction that prevent the government from conducting internal reviews and that run against the President personally, but otherwise upheld the district court's ruling. The opinion is available in full below.


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Will the Supreme Court Consider the Risk of Trump’s Post-Ruling Tweets?

Professor Blackman has argued that the Supreme Court will not treat President Trump’s tweets as legally relevant if the Justices abide by the precedents set in Kerry v. Din and Kliendienst v. Mandel. President Trump’s tweetstorm yesterday may make that a much bigger "if." 

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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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