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Supreme Court Hears Case on Fatal Border Shooting

How a U.S. Border Patrol argent’s use of lethal force at the U.S-Mexican border implicates constitutional rights and foreign affairs dominated arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday in Hernandez v. Mesa. The lawyer arguing that the agent should be held liable had a rough day in front of the justices.

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All Options on the Table for Immigration Executive Order Case

President Donald Trump and his team are weighing their options in the legal challenge to his executive order (EO) regarding foreigners from seven terror-prone nations in the aftermath of an adverse appellate ruling: considering taking the case up to the Supreme Court, taking it back down to the trial court, keeping it at the appeals court for a rehearing, or issuing a new EO.

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Franken: The Supreme Court Pick Was Stolen

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” Senator Al Franken (D-MN) argued that the Supreme Court pick that President Trump used to nominate Judge Neil Gorsuch was stolen. Franken said, “[W]e’re going to have hearings. I think this guy — I

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Blue State Blues: The Media Suddenly Discover Presidential Ethics

It is gratifying to watch the media suddenly discover such concepts as the independence of the judiciary, conflicts of interest, and press freedom. For the eight years of President Barack Obama’s tenure, the media treated conservatives who raised those concerns as racists, or cranks, or both.

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Ninth Circuit Hears Arguments on Trump Executive Order

Three judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit heard arguments on whether to grant an emergency stay of a district judge’s issuance of a temporary restraining order (TRO) blocking President Trump’s Executive Order (EO) 13769.

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Federal Judge Blocks Trump Immigration Order Nationwide

In an unusual move, a federal judge in Washington State granted a nationwide emergency order on Friday night blocking President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting immigration travel, declaring the order unconstitutional. The Trump Justice Department can now appeal the order