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Are You Ready for DACA Oral Argument?
Posted on 11 Nov 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Here's the SCOTUSblog case page on Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California, consolidated with Trump v. NAACP and McAleenan v. Vidal. Oral argument at the Supreme Court is scheduled for Tuesday, November 12, 2019... Read More

Barton v. Barr Oral Arg. Transcript and More
Posted on 6 Nov 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

The transcript is here . The argument preview is here . The page with links to the briefs is here . Post-argument commentary by Prof. Nancy Morawetz is here . Read More

Transcript of Nielsen v. Preap SC Oral Argument
Posted on 11 Oct 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USSC, Oct. 10, 2018 - "CHIEF JUSTICE ROBERTS: We'll hear argument first this morning in Case 16-1363, Nielsen, Secretary of Homeland Security, versus Preap. ..." Read More

Supreme Court Oral Argument Preview: Nielsen v. Preap
Posted on 4 Oct 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

The Supreme Court will hear oral argument on October 10, 2018 in the case of Nielsen v. Preap. Jennifer M. Chacón , Professor of Law at UCLA School of Law, has this argument preview for SCOTUSblog: Justices once again consider proper scope of... Read More

Meditation on Oral Arguments in the Travel Ban Case
Posted on 27 Apr 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, Samuel Weiss Faculty Scholar and founding director of the Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic at Penn State Law - University Park, Apr. 27, 2018 - "On April 25, the Supreme Court heard arguments in the travel ban case... Read More

FOIA Reveals "Wave Through" BIA Oral Argument Transcript, Amicus Briefs
Posted on 13 Mar 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Hats off to Matthew Hoppock excellent FOIA work on Amicus Invitation No. 16-09-19 Transcript of 3-22-17 oral argument: http://docufreedom.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Castillo-Angulo-Transcript.pdf Amicus briefs: http://docufreedom.com/wp-content... Read More

Audio of Trump v. Hawaii (Travel Ban) Supreme Court Oral Argument, Apr. 25, 2018
Posted on 25 Apr 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Oral Argument - Audio Trump v. Hawaii Docket Number: 17-965 Date Argued: 04/25/18 Media Formats: MP3 Download Windows Media Download RealAudio 10 Download Read More

Ava Benach on Jennings v. Rodriguez Oral Argument (Law360)
Posted on 10 Oct 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Ava Benach, Oct. 10, 2017 - "Around the turn of the century, Hoang Minh Ly, a refugee and permanent resident of the United States, spent 564 days in detention by U.S. immigration authorities who sought his removal to his native Vietnam. He was released... Read More

Audio of CA4 En Banc Oral Argument, IRAP v. Trump (Dec. 8, 2017)
Posted on 8 Dec 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Audio of CA4 En Banc Oral Argument, IRAP v. Trump (Dec. 8, 2017) En Banc Panel: Chief Judge Roger L. Gregory Judge Paul V. Niemeyer Judge Diana Gribbon Motz Judge William B. Traxler, Jr. Judge Robert B. King Judge Dennis W. Shedd Judge G. Steven... Read More

Link for LIVE CA4 Travel Ban Oral Argument TODAY (May 8, 2017) - C-SPAN
Posted on 8 May 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

C-SPAN - International Refugee Assistance Project v. Trump: The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, hears oral argument in International Refugee Assistance Project v. Trump, a case concerning President Trump’s revised travel ban... Read More

Supreme Court Oral Argument Preview: Lee v. U.S. (Tues., Mar. 28, 2017)
Posted on 27 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Manny Vargas, Mar. 24, 2017 - "Mr. Lee repeatedly asked his lawyer about the risk of deportation if he agreed to plead guilty. Again and again, the lawyer reassured Mr. Lee that he would not be deported given, as the lawyer put it, Mr. Lee’s... Read More

Ninth Circuit Panel Urges Feds to Work with Lawyers for Refugee Kids
Posted on 9 Jul 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

David Rogers, Politico, July 7, 2016 - "Unhappy with the choices before them, a three-judge federal appeals court panel urged the Justice Department and migrant-rights lawyers to work together more to try to reach some resolution on the question... Read More

Supreme Court Oral Argument Previews: Mellouli v. Holder
Posted on 13 Jan 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

REVISIONIST HISTORY: THE GOVERNMENT’S LATEST ATTEMPT TO IGNORE THE CATEGORICAL APPROACH IN MELLOULI V. HOLDER - By Alina Das RETHINKING REMOVABILITY FOR POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA (AKA A SOCK) - By Jennifer Lee Koh DRAWING OUTSIDE THE... Read More