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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 .

Supreme Court Oral Argument Preview: Maslenjak v. U.S.

Nancy Morawetz, Apr. 24, 2017 - "[On Wednesday, Apr. 26, 2017,] the Supreme Court will hear argument in Maslenjak v. United States , a case in which the government seeks extraordinary power to jail and strip citizenship from anyone based on an immaterial misstatement in a citizenship application...

Transcript of Sup. Ct. Oral Argument: Maslenjak v. US (Apr. 26, 2017)

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - x DIVNA MASLENJAK, : Petitioner : No. 16-309 v. : UNITED STATES, : Respondent . : - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - x Washington, D.C. Wednesday, April 26, 2017

CA4 Public Advisory #2 – Real-Time Audio and Audio File of May 8, 2017, Oral Argument in No. 17-1351, International Refugee Assistance Project v. Trump

UNITED STATES COURT of APPEALS for the FOURTH CIRCUIT Public Advisory #2 – Real-Time Audio and Audio File of May 8, 2017, Oral Argument in No. 17-1351, International Refugee Assistance Project v. Trump April 26, 2017 Case Information: Government appeal from opinion and order granting...

UT Law Prof. Stephen Vladeck Previews the CA4 Oral Argument on the Travel Ban

C-SPAN, May 8, 2017 - " Stephen Vladeck previewed the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals oral argument on the Trump Administration’s revised travel ban executive order issued in March 2017. The court was considering an appeal of a Maryland U.S. District judge’s ruling blocking the president’s...

Supreme Court Oral Argument Preview: Jennings v. Rodriguez

Prof. Kevin Johnson, Sept. 26, 2017 - "Detention as a tool of immigration enforcement has increased dramatically following immigration reforms enacted in 1996. Two Supreme Court cases at the dawn of the new millennium offered contrasting approaches to the review of decisions of the U.S. government...

Transcript of Supreme Court Oral Argument, Sessions v. Dimaya (Oct. 2, 2017)

Transcript of Supreme Court Oral Argument, Sessions v. Dimaya (Oct. 2, 2017)

Jennings v. Rodriguez Supreme Court Oral Argument Transcript (Oct. 3, 2017)

Transcript, U.S. Supreme Court Case 15-1204, Jennings v. Rodriguez, Oct. 3, 2017

Ava Benach on Jennings v. Rodriguez Oral Argument (Law360)

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 from detention only after a U.S. district court...