Judges Are Still Grilling Government Lawyers Over Trump Tweets

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FILE PHOTO: Retired engineer John Wider, 59, is greeted by a supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump as he holds up a sign reading "Welcome Refugees" at the international arrivals terminal at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California, U.S. on June 29, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo

‘How am I to take that charitably?’

SCOTUS To Lower Courts On The Travel Ban: Knock It Off

Politics | Kevin Daley
FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, DC, U.S. on November 15, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo

SCOTUS seems impatient

Supreme Court Allows Travel Ban 3.0 To Take Full And Immediate Effect

Politics | Kevin Daley
FILE PHOTO: Retired engineer John Wider, 59, is greeted by a supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump as he holds up a sign reading "Welcome Refugees" at the international arrivals terminal at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California, U.S. on June 29, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo

Injunctions lifted — for now.

Supreme Court Ducks Two Second Amendment Challenges

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Seized handguns are pictured at the police headquarters in New York, New York August 19, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Justices leave nation guessing about the reach of the Second Amendment.

SCOTUS Hands Trump A Big League Win On The Travel Ban

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Separate challenge remains live, however

Trump Is On The Verge Of Total Travel Ban Victory

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The U.S. Supreme Court building is pictured in Washington, DC, U.S. on June 26, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo

The travel ban is about to expire. For Trump, that’s great news.

Why The Supreme Court Travel Ban Ruling Is A Win For Trump

Politics | Kevin Daley
U.S. President Donald Trump laughs while hosting a CEO town hall on the American business climate at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, U.S., April 4, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque - RTX341QY

Court-watcher says ruling sets case on Trump-friendly trajectory

Supreme Court Allows Travel Ban To Take Effect

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Stephen Miller, policy advisor with the Trump transition team, and Hope Hicks, communications director with the Trump campaign, arrive at Trump Tower, December 1, 2016 in New York City. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

‘We grant the government’s applications’

DOJ Asks Supreme Court To Let Travel Ban Take Effect

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A figure of a child holding an open book decorates a flagpole at the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, U.S., October 5, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

Government challenges 4th Circuit’s ruling

The Refugee Order Is Headed For SCOTUS. Here's How It Will Go Down.

Politics | Kevin Daley
U.S. Supreme Court is seen in Washington, U.S., October 3, 2016. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

‘Vigorously defend’

Appeals Court Won't Reinstate Trump's Refugee Order

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A member of the Al Murisi family, Yemeni nationals who were denied entry into the U.S. last week because of the recent travel ban, shows the cancelled visa in their passport from their failed entry to reporters as they successfully arrive to be reunited with their family at Washington Dulles International Airport in Chantilly, Virginia, U.S. February 6, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The president’s own words proved fatal

Trump Gets Boost In Legal Fight Over Refugee Order

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Rudy Giuliani, Republican former mayor of New York City, is a contender for attorney general and secretary of state. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Giuliani says he played no role in crafting order

Civil Rights Groups Struggle In Hearing On Revised Refugee Order

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Hundreds of people rally against a travel ban signed by President Trump in an executive order, during a protest at Detroit Metropolitan airport in Romulus, Michigan. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

But Trump administration still likely to lose

Trump's Refugee Order Back In Federal Court This Week

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A member of the Al Murisi family, Yemeni nationals who were denied entry into the U.S. last week because of the recent travel ban, shows the cancelled visa in their passport from their failed entry to reporters as they successfully arrive to be reunited with their family at Washington Dulles International Airport in Chantilly, Virginia, U.S. February 6, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Democratic appointees dominate on appeals panel

SCOTUS Weighs Seizure Of Cell Tower Data Without Warrant

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A telecommunications operator looks at video from different U.S.-Canada border spots allowed to be shown to the media during a Royal Canadian Mounted Police tour of their facilities in Montreal, Quebec Canada February 20, 2017 REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

A decision could reshape privacy law

Major Obama Lawsuits Are Probably Done Under Trump

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FILE PHOTO -- Visitors enter the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, U.S. October 5, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron/File Photo

Amnesty and transgender bathroom orders on the chopping block

Weekend Circuit: Alcoholism, Abortion On Deck In The 9th Circuit

US | Kevin Daley
Protesters demonstrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in the morning as the court takes up a major abortion case focusing on whether a Texas law that imposes strict regulations on abortion doctors and clinic buildings interferes with the constitutional right of a woman to end her pregnancy, in Washington March 2, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

And Abu Ghraib prisoners win day in court

Weekend Circuit: Courts Block Lawyers For Immigrant Kids, 3D Printed Guns

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A staff member of Nihonbinary looks at its 3D printer MakerBot Replicator 2 as it prints a Polylactic acid fish shape accessory during the International Robot Exhibition 2013 in Tokyo November 8, 2013. REUTERS/Yuya Shino

3D printed guns provoke novel legal questions

Supreme Court Turns Down North Carolina's Request To Enforce Voter ID Law

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A voter exits the voting booth after casting her ballot in the Pennsylvania primary at the Kimble Funeral Home polling place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., April 26, 2016. REUTERS/Charles Mostoller

Voter ID critics prevail, but some foresee trouble