Eve Levin  //  7/9/17  //  Topic Update

The Supreme Court's decision to hear the travel ban case does not bode well for civil libertarians, argues Maryam Jamshidi at Just Security.

Judge Derrick Watson (D. Hawaii) rejected Hawaii's request to clarify the scope of the preliminary injunction against President Trump's revised travel ban, notes Marty Lederman at Just Security.

  • Judge Watson's order can be found here.
  • The DOJ had opposed Hawaii's emergency motion (Politico).
  • DOJ’s opposition to Hawaii’s emergency motion can be found here.
  • The State Department should consider refugee agency assurances as bona fide relationships, argues Peter Margulies at Lawfare.

Updates | The Week of January 22, 2018

1/28/18  //  Daily Update

Michael Dorf argued that litigation against the travel ban should be considered a success, regardless of the final result at the Supreme Court. A report shows that Customs and Border Protection repeatedly violated court orders issued during the first week of the travel ban litigation.

Updates | The Week of January 15, 2018

1/14/18  //  Daily Update

A federal court grants an injunction requiring the Trump Administration to resume accepting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals renewal applications.

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Update | The Week of November 27, 2017

12/4/17  //  Daily Update

President Trump's recent tweets may not help the government's defense of the latest iteration of the Travel Ban.

Jeffrey Stein

Columbia Law School