Congress Considers Splitting The 9th Circuit

Politics | Kevin Daley
Judges Sidney Thomas, Carlos Bea, and Alex Kozinski give testimony before a House panel on splitting the 9th Circuit. Credit: Kevin Daley, TheDCNF

Trump is all for it

Trump Administration Walks Away From Legal Fight Over First Refugee Order

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Syrian refugees Baraa and her husband Abdulmajeed Haj Khalaf smile after arriving at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. February 7, 2017. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski

Girds for battle over second order

Trump Will Issue Revised Executive Order On Refugees

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People participate in a protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's immigration policy at the Jewish Rally for Refugees in New York City, U.S. February 12, 2017. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

Lawyers say POTUS must ‘protect the country’

Texas Backs Trump In Legal Fight Over Refugee Order

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton addresses reporters on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington

Brief urges 9th Circuit to reconsider last week’s ruling

The Court That Just Ruled Against Trump On Refugees Could Face Breakup

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The James R. Browning U.S. Court of Appeals Building, home of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, is pictured in San Francisco, California February 7, 2017. REUTERS/Noah Berger

‘It’s just access to justice’

What Comes Next In The Legal Battle Over Trump's Refugee Order

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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Chief Executive Officer of Intel Brian Krzanich in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., February 8, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

‘See you in court’

DENIED: 9th Circuit Rules Against Trump On Refugee Order

National Security | Kevin Daley
The al-Qassab family, Iraqi Christian refugees from Mosul, pose with their luggage at Beirut international airport ahead of their travel to the United States, Lebanon February 8, 2017. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir

Trump defiant

9th Circuit Appears Ready To Rule Against Trump On Refugee Ban

Politics | Kevin Daley
Dozens of pro-immigration demonstrators cheer and hold signs as international passengers arrive at Dulles International Airport, to protest President Donald Trump's executive order barring visitors, refugees and immigrants from certain countries to the United States, in Chantilly, Virginia, in suburban Washington, U.S., January 29, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Theiler

Things didn’t go well for the administration

State Of Play: This Is What's Happening On Trump's Refugee Order

Politics | Kevin Daley
Protester Brandon McTear holds a sign and the American Flag as demonstrators gather to protest against U.S President Donald Trump's executive order banning refugees and immigrants from seven primarily Muslim countries from entering the United States during a rally in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. February 4, 2017 REUTERS/Tom Mihalek

Everything you need to know

9th Circuit Denies Government Request To Restore Refugee Order

Politics | Kevin Daley
A demonstrator against the immigration rules implemented by U.S. President Donald Trump's administration, protests at Los Angeles international airport in Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 4, 2017. REUTERS/Ringo Chiu

This fight is just getting started

Lawmakers Plot Push To Break Up The Most Liberal Federal Court

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They’ve been after this for years

Eric Holder Has A New Role

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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder stands during a news conference in Washington June 30, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

All hands on deck

9th Circuit Overturns California Gun Rights Victory

Gun Laws & Legislation | Kevin Daley
Firearms are shown for sale at the AO Sword gun store in El Cajon, California, January 5, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake

2A advocates just can’t win in the 9th

9th Circuit Court Strikes Another Blow To Second Amendment Rights

Guns and Gear | Kevin Daley
Seized handguns are pictured at the police headquarters in New York, New York August 19, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer/File Photo

Latest in string of losses for gun advocates

Supreme Court Appears Divided Over Bond Hearings For Illegal Immigrants

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Immigration activists rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington

Case asks justices to review unlimited detention for illegal aliens

Trump Could Reshape The Federal Courts Dramatically

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Republican Donald Trump appears at a campaign roundtable event in Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S., October 28, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Supreme Court an opportunity and a challenge, expert says

This SCOTUS Immigration Case Just Became Huge For Trump

Politics | Kevin Daley
Immigration activists rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington

This will affect Trump’s plans

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