BREAKING: 9th Cir. opens prosecutorial discretion door, orders DOJ to respond

BREAKING: 9th Cir. opens prosecutorial discretion door, orders DOJ to respond

Feb. 6, 2012: In five published cases posted today a three-member panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ordered DOJ to "advise the court by March 19, 2012, whether the government intends to exercise prosecutorial discretion in [these cases] and, if so, the effect, if any, of the exercise of such discretion on any action to be taken by this court with regard to [these cases.]"  Judge O'Scannlain dissented.

Rodriguez v. Holder

San Agustin v. Holder

Jex v. Holder

Pocasangre v. Holder

Mata-Farsado v. Holder

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