Tag: Ninth Circuit

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Ninth Circuit Lets Trump Supporters Hurt in San Jose Riot Sue Police

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled Friday that a lawsuit by supporters of Donald Trump against San Jose police officers who allegedly failed to protect them from an anti-Trump riot in June 2016 could proceed, defeating the city’s appeal.

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Prior Deportee Claims ‘Extreme Hardship’ Due Process Right

A noncitizen who was deported after he was convicted of an aggravated felony is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to find that the Constitution gives him a due process right to be informed that he has the right to allege “extreme hardship” before being deported.

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Supreme Court Refuses to Weigh into DACA Fight—for Now

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday denied the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ’s) petition to decide whether the Trump administration’s decision to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is permitted by federal law. But the Court also made clear that it was only denying DOJ’s extremely rare request to skip the federal appeals court that currently has the case, making it almost certain that the nation’s highest court will take up the case later this year.

medicare FILE - In this July 12, 2008 file photo, a gavel rests on the table of a model court room at Mexico's National Institute of Penal Sciences in Mexico City. The model courtroom has been used by students to prepare for the new legal system that will replace its …

Trump Nominates 11th Wave of Federal Judges

The White House on Monday announced President Donald Trump’s eleventh wave of nominees for federal judgeships, comprised of nine picks for lifetime appointments, reflecting both conservative stalwarts and careful negotiations.

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Supreme Court Puts DACA Case on Track for June Decision

WASHINGTON, DC – The Supreme Court on Tuesday expedited its consideration of the Trump administration’s petition to review the legal challenge to President Donald Trump’s decision to end the DACA amnesty program for younger illegal aliens.

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Supreme Court Takes Historic Case on Trump Travel Ban

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday granted review in the legal challenge to President Donald Trump’s permanent policy restricting entry into the United States from the residents of eight terror-prone nations, in what will be a historic case on presidential authority, national security, the role of the courts in immigration, and the Constitution’s guarantee of religious liberty.

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 5: Demonstrators march during a demonstration in response to the Trump Administration's announcement that it would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program on September 5, 2017 in Washington, DC. DACA, an immigration policy passed by former President Barack Obama, allows certain undocumented immigrants …

DOJ Files Appeal of Judge’s Attempt to Save DACA

The Department of Justice filed a notice of appeal in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Tuesday, starting the process of challenging that court’s controversial ruling that ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was unconstitutional.

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Federal Court Orders Trump Administration to Reinstate DACA

A federal district court in California on Tuesday ordered the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to immediately reinstate DACA, in a lawsuit brought by former DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano against current DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.

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Ninth Circuit Strikes Down Trump Travel Ban…Again

A federal appeals court on Friday invalidated President Donald Trump’s immigration policy yet again, although the Supreme Court has a standing order in place keeping the president’s policy in effect until the justices can review the challenge.

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 29: U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions listens during a news conference at the Justice Department November 29, 2017 in Washington, DC. Sessions announced the Justice Department will fund more than $12 million in grants to assist law enforcement agencies and to establish a new DEA field …

Supreme Court Grants DOJ’s Request, Temporarily Halts Lower Courts on DACA

The Supreme Court temporarily blocked lower court orders late on Friday that would have forced disclosure of legally protected government documents—possibly involving President Donald Trump—regarding ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) amnesty program for illegal aliens.

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 05: Jill Weiler holds a sign in support of DACA as she and others prepare to march from the White House on Tuesday September 05, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Courts Intrude on White House over DACA, Even Obama Judge Concerned

Justice Department lawyers are pushing back against unprecedented judicial efforts to interfere with President Donald Trump’s administration, including a fight over DACA and presidential privileges that could end up before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Immigrants rights activists chant during a sanctuary city rally held in National City, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006. National City Mayor Nick Inzunza is proposing that the city become a sanctuary for illegal immigrants. A counter protest organized by the Minuteman Project drew over a hundred people opposed to the …

San Francisco Judge Blocks Trump’s Sanctuary City Order

U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick III issued a permanent injunction Monday against President Donald Trump’s executive order directing that federal funds be withheld from “sanctuary city” jurisdictions.

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Exclusive – Kobach: Opponents of Immigration Enforcement Flood the Courts with Baseless Lawsuits

Last week, the City of San Jose, California, filed a lawsuit against President Trump and his acting secretary of homeland security, in an attempt to stop the Trump Administration from rescinding President Obama’s illegal executive amnesty known as “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” (or “DACA”). The case joins four similar lawsuits filed by the Board of Regents of the University of California, by the States of California, Minnesota, and Maine, by Santa Clara County, and by six DACA recipients living in California.

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California Chefs in Full Revolt Against Renewed Foie Gras Ban

California cannot seem to make up its mind whether or not to ban foie gras — a delicacy that is produced by force-feeding ducks to enlarge their livers — and now some of California’s top chefs are in full revolt against the liberal establishment that is often their clientèle.

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Full SCOTUS Keeps Trump Travel Ban in Place Till October

At least four more Supreme Court Justices signed on to Justice Anthony Kennedy’s stay of the Ninth and Fourth Circuits Tuesday, keeping President Donald Trump’s ban on travel from six Muslim-majority countries in place until the final case is heard this October.

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SCOTUS Again Reins in Ninth Circuit on Travel Ban

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kenndy stepped into the fracas over President Donald Trump’s executive order travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries once again Monday, staying an injunction from the United States Courts of Appeals for the Ninth and Fourth Circuits at the request of the Department of Justice.

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Sanctuary City Funding Fight Likely Destined for Supreme Court

Lawsuits by Chicago and California against President Donald Trump’s sanctuary city executive order and Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ federal funding conditions are almost certain to end up at the Supreme Court within two years, raising profound constitutional questions about immigration, state sovereignty, and the rule of law.

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California High-Speed Rail Loses in Court — Again

The California High-Speed Rail Authority will have to obey the state’s environmental laws despite a federal board’s ruling that federal laws supersede them, according to a decision by a panel of Ninth Circuit judges on Wednesday.

President Donald Trump signs an executive memorandum on investigation of steel imports in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Klukowski: Supreme Court Should Grant Trump Complete Victory on Travel Executive Order

Breitbart News Senior Legal Editor Ken Klukowski joined SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Thursday’s Breitbart News Daily, discussing the Supreme Court’s handing President Donald Trump a partial victory in its latest ruling in the ongoing legal battle over his immigration security order, Executive Order 13780 (EO).

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FCC Deregulation: Merger Mania as Courts to Rehear AT&T Mobility Case

President Trump’s deregulation of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) went into overdrive this week, with Sinclair Broadcasting launching the first of what will be many television industry consolidations, and the Ninth Circuit granting a full-court rehearing of its August AT&T Mobility decision.