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Audio Recording Online for CA5 TX v. USA Oral Argument

Fifth Circuit No. 15-40238 04/17/2015 State of Texas, et al v. USA, et al MP3

Recap of TX v. USA CA5 Oral Argument

"This morning, the line to get into the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals hearing on motion for a stay pending appeal of the preliminary injunction of the DAPA and expanded DACA initiatives began hours before the courthouse doors opened. And in the park across the street, protesters were also gathering...

Preliminary Analysis of CA5 Oral Argument in TX v. USA (Application for Stay of Hanen Injunction)

Did you listen to all two hours and twenty minutes of the oral argument? I thought not. David A. Isaacson did, and here is his analysis . Thank you, David!

Audio of Oral Argument in Texas v. USA, CA5, July 10, 2015

Allissa Wickham, Law360, July 10, 2015 - " Attorneys for the U.S. Department of Justice and 26 states squared off Friday at the Fifth Circuit over whether a block on President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration should be reversed, with the judges grilling both sides on complicated...

SCOTUS Oral Argument Preview: Torres v. Lynch (Nov. 3, 2015)

Cornell LII - "Issues: In order for a state-law criminal offense to qualify as an aggravated felony because that offense is “described in” a federal criminal statute, must the state offense contain all of the elements of the corresponding federal offense—including the federal jurisdictional...

Torres v. Lynch S.Ct. Oral Argument Transcript

Immigration superlitigator Matthew L. Guadagno did a fine job today. Here's the transcript . Steve Vladeck sums it up this way: "As the circuit split underscores, there are strong arguments on both sides. As Torres notes, weakening the categorical approach by differentiating between “substantive”...

Supreme Court Oral Argument in U.S. v. Texas Set for April 18, 2016

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 Secretary of Homeland Security’s guidance seeking...

Transcript of USA v. Texas Supreme Court Oral Argument, Apr. 18, 2016

Transcript of USA v. Texas Supreme Court Oral Argument, Apr. 18, 2016

Reaction to USA v. Texas Supreme Court Oral Argument

Tuesday, Apr. 19, 2016, Yosemite National Park* Professors, practitioners, bloggers and reporters are reacting to yesterday's Supreme Court oral argument. (Transcript here .) A sample: Will Chief Justice Roberts Give the Administration a Win on Standing? Analysis by Dean Kevin Johnson...

U.S. v. Texas Immigration Case May Turn On Procedural Grounds: MPI Policy Beat

Muzaffar Chishti, Faye Hipsman, and Isabel Ball , Apr. 26, 2016 - "The palpably intense oral argument in the case, U.S. v. Texas, focused chiefly on two issues: the standing of Texas and 25 other states to legally challenge the executive actions announced by President Obama in November 2014 and...

Ninth Circuit Panel Urges Feds to Work with Lawyers for Refugee Kids

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 of legal counsel for children before the immigration...

Posner, Easterbrook Skewer Indiana at Oral Argument: Exodus Refugee International v. Pence

Esther Yu Hsi Lee, ThinkProgress, Sept. 15, 2016 - "In a tense exchange with attorneys defending Indiana Gov. Mike Pence’s order to prevent Syrian refugees from resettling in his state, two federal judges sharply criticized the legal rationale behind the effort. During oral arguments on Wednesday...

Preview of Supreme Court Oral Argument, Lynch v. Morales-Santana

SCOTUSblog - Whether Congress’s decision to impose a different physical-presence requirement on unwed citizen mothers of foreign-born children than on other citizen parents of foreign-born children through 8 U.S.C. 1401 and 1409 (1958) violates the Fifth Amendment’s guarantee of equal protection;...

Transcript of Sup. Ct. Oral Argument: Lynch v. Morales-Santana

No. 15-1191, November 9, 2016 - The above-entitled matter came on for oral argument before the Supreme Court of the United States at 10:01 a.m.

SCOTUS Argument Preview: The Constitutionality of Immigrant Detention - Kevin Johnson

Kevin Johnson, Nov. 23, 2016 - "In recent years, the U.S government has aggressively used detention of immigrants as a tool for enforcing the immigration laws. Immigration detention became national news in 2014 when the Obama administration detained tens of thousands of Central American women and...

Links to All Briefs in Today's Supreme Court Oral Argument: Jennings v. Rodriguez

Jennings v. Rodriguez case file, SCOTUSblog

Transcript of Supreme Court Oral Argument: Jennings v. Rodriguez

Supreme Court, Nov. 30, 2016

S.C. Oral Argument Analysis: Immigrant Detention and the Constitution - Jennings v. Rodriguez

Kevin Johnson, Dec. 1, 2016 - "[T] he justices appeared deeply divided during oral argument in Jennings v. Rodriguez . This class-action challenge to immigration detentions raises questions about whether immigrants, like virtually any U.S. citizen placed in criminal or civil detention, must be guaranteed...

Supreme Court News (Tuesday, January 17, 2017) - Updated

Today, January 17, 2017, the SCOTUS hears oral argument in Lynch v. Dimaya , a case with "potentially far-reaching constitutional implications," according to Prof. Kevin Johnson . Here's a link to the transcript . Last Friday, January 13, 2017, the SCOTUS granted certiorari in Maslenjak...

Analysis of Lynch v. Dimaya Oral Argument: Prof. Kevin R. Johnson

Prof. Kevin R. Johnson, Jan. 18, 2017 - "[On January 17, 2017,] the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Lynch v. Dimaya , a criminal-removal case. The court has taken up several of these in recent years, including Esquivel-Quintana v. Lynch , which the justices will hear next month. Unlike some...

Live Stream CA9 Oral Argument, Wa. & Minn. v. Trump, Tues., Feb. 7, 2017, 3:00 P.M. PST (Audio Only)

CA9, Feb. 6, 2017 - "The live audio stream can be accessed on the court’s public web site at the bottom of the page under the subheading “Live Streaming Oral Arguments,” or from the “Cases of Interest Page” nearer the top through the following link: http://www.ca9...

Preview of Today's Sup. Ct. Oral Argument in Hernández v. Mesa

Edith Roberts, SCOTUSblog, Feb. 21, 2017 - "Today the court returns from its February break to hear oral argument in ... Hernández v. Mesa , a case that stems from the cross-border shooting of a Mexican teenager by a U.S. Border Patrol agent. Amy Howe previewed the case for this blog . Another...

Transcript of Sup. Ct. Oral Argument: Hernandez v. Mesa (Feb. 21, 2017)

Here's a link .

Supreme Court Oral Argument Preview: Lee v. U.S. (Tues., Mar. 28, 2017)

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 “30 plus years of living in the U.S. and strong...

Transcript of Sup. Ct. Oral Argument: Lee v. US (Mar. 28, 2017)

Link here .