Category Archives: Pending litigation

Court: Welcoming Cities Trump Sessions’s Power Grab

Remember when Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that cities must turn undocumented residents in their custody over to federal immigration authorities  or lose their federal grants? The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled on April 19, 2018 that Attorney General Jess Sessions had no authority to do… Read more »

Court Rejects Trump’s “Because I Said So” Argument

Today, February 9, 2017, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the Trump Administration’s request to reinstate the January 27 Executive Order that barred people from seven majority-Muslim countries from entering the United States. The court ruled that the government had not proved its case. Legal issues in a nutshell The… Read more »

What should Sanders do now? Keep his word and fight for fair elections

Many of Sanders’s supporters now concede that Hillary Clinton is going to be the Democratic nominee and say that they will support her because the possibility of a President Trump is too awful to contemplate. There are some who believe that many of Clinton’s victories wouldn’t have been victories without… Read more »