The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld Matthew Keys' conviction and sentence of two years for a 40-minute web defacement he didn't actually perform himself. That works out to basically 18 days for every minute of mild disruption...Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) Reading the Supreme Court’s per curiam (unsigned) opinion in the Trump v. IRAP (Fourth Circuit) and Trump v. Hawaii (Ninth Circuit) “travel ban” cases today, I was struck by this. The Court unanimously stayed most of the injunctive relief granted by the lower courts in the two cases. Show More Summary
As part of its Orders List today, the Supreme Court announced that it would not review a Ninth Circuit decision which held that there is no Second Amendment right for members of the general public to carry concealed firearms in public. Show More Summary
NINTH CIRCUIT HARDEST HIT: Supreme Court partly reinstates Trump travel ban, fall arguments set.
Amy Davidson writes about the Ninth Circuit’s decision in striking down Donald Trump’s travel ban, which has repeatedly been rejected by various courts.
My new Cato post applauds the Supreme Court for its 8-1 decision yesterday in Bristol-Myers Squibb v. Superior Court of California correcting the Ninth Circuit on the permissible extent to which California can reach out to hear lawsuits arising from controversies and litigants in other states. Show More Summary
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Reversing its previous decision, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed California's ban on advertising by alcohol manufacturers and wholesalers in liquor stores. The en banc court reversed an earlier three-judge panel in the case. Ruling 10-1 in Retail Digital Network v. Prieto, the majority said the ban......
The Supreme Court has granted Acting Solicitor General Jeff Wall more time to file papers in order to respond to the recent Ninth Circuit decision upholding a lower court decision which blocked President Donald Trump's travel ban. This...Show More Summary
The Ninth Circuit court is at it again, making up the law on President Trump's visa directives as it goes along.
Your thoughts here, since my post on the Ninth Circuit decision is getting overrun with comments on this topic.
The Ninth Circuit decision against Trump’s temporary travel ban argues that Trump did not “provide any link between an individual’s nationality and their propensity to commit terrorism or their inherent dangerousness” or explain “why...Show More Summary
Back in August 2015, I blogged on a then newly-filed federal lawsuit in which a coalition of children and their legal guardians sued the federal government to challenge the government’s proposed approval of a controversial liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal proposed to be located on the Oregon coast. That lawsuit contends that approval of the project would […]
Did President Donald Trump’s travel ban violate the Constitution, or just the law? Late last month, the Fourth Circuit found that the executive order in question, which suspends the entry into the United States of people from six predominantly...Show More Summary
The court further cited press secretary Sean Spicer’s admission that tweets are to be considered official presidential statements.
(KCPQ) A former high school football coach who claims he lost his job for praying on the field will be in federal court Monday morning. Joe Kennedy's suit against the Bremerton School District will be heard in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals dealt another blow to President Trump's travel ban orders, saying that immigration policy is "not a one-person show." "We conclude that the President, in issuing the Executive Order, exceeded the scope of the authority delegated to him by Congress," the court said......
President Trump slammed the fake news media Tuesday morning on Twitter before following up with criticism of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling against the travel ban as well as former Attorney General Loretta Lynch.
The Ninth Circuit has shot down Trump’s latest executive order on immigration. You can read the opinion here. One fascinating aspect of the opinion is that it directly addresses a topic I have discussed at this blog at length: the non-discrimination ban of 8 U.S.C. section 1152(a) and its interplay with 8 U.S.C. section 1182(f). […]
Sidestepping thorny constitutional questions and focusing on substance and procedure, the appellate panel offered the justices an escape route, if they care to take it.