Amy Howe, July 18, 2016 - " The filing by Acting Solicitor General Ian Gershengorn acknowledged that it is “exceedingly rare” for the Court to agree to rehear a case. But, the Obama administration emphasized, the Court did precisely that...
Transcript of USA v. Texas Supreme Court Oral Argument, Apr. 18, 2016
Tuesday, Apr. 19, 2016, Yosemite National Park*
Professors, practitioners, bloggers and reporters are reacting to yesterday's Supreme Court oral argument. (Transcript here .)
Will Chief Justice Roberts Give the Administration a...
UNITED STATES, ET AL., PETITIONERS v. TEXAS, ET AL.
ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT
[June 23, 2016]
The judgment is affirmed by an equally divided Court.
[Stand by for commentary...
SCOTUSblog, Mar. 4, 2016 - "Issue: (1) Whether a state that voluntarily provides a subsidy to all aliens with deferred action has Article III standing and a justiciable cause of action under the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) to challenge the...
Jessica Gresko, AP, May 10, 2018 - "Three judges have ordered the Trump administration to continue a program that has shielded hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. Now, a lawsuit filed last week in Texas seeks to shut down...
Laurel Brubaker Calkins, Bloomberg, May 2, 2018 - "Texas’s legal bid to end the Obama-era policy that protects 700,000 undocumented young immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children, known as Dreamers, may set the stage for the Trump...
AILA Doc. No. 16062336, June 23, 2016 :
"While today's split decision sets no Supreme Court precedent, what it does mean is that these important, commonsense policies will remain blocked for now. The fact remains, DAPA and DACA+ are...
White House, June 23, 2016 - "[O]one of the reasons why America is such a diverse and inclusive nation is because we’re a nation of immigrants. Our Founders conceived of this country as a refuge for the world. And for more than two centuries...
Prof. Anil Kalhan, Feb. 12, 2016 - "[T]here is only the illusion of a substantive problem here, because as a matter of law, “unlawful presence” simply does not carry the meaning that Judge Smith [and] the plaintiffs ... ascribe to it...
Cyrus D. Mehta, Apr. 11, 2016 - " Arizona Dream Act Coalition ... provides another basis for the Supreme Court in Texas v. USA to uphold the expanded deferred action programs as part of President Obama’s November 20, 2014 executive actions...
Your editor will be on the road most of Monday and unable to blog until the evening.
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Dara Lind at Vox.com has a good 'explainer' about the case here .
Prof. Anil Kalhan (Drexel University, Thomas R. Kline School of Law), has written two fascinating and important pieces on the immigration case now pending at the Supreme Court:
Ending Judicial Truthiness on Immigration - "When the Supreme Court...