Trump's Constant, Quiet Moves Are Remaking The Federal Judiciary

Politics | Kevin Daley
U.S. President Donald Trump smiles during a meeting with congressional leaders in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., September 6, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

POTUS just announced picks for powerful appeals courts

Flake Floats Breaking Up Circuit Court That Opposes Trump

Politics | Kevin Daley
GOP Sen. Jeff Flake speaks on Morning Joe in Aug. 2017. (YouTube screenshot/MSNBC)

‘The most responsible solution is to break up the 9th Circuit’

The Travel Ban May Be Back At SCOTUS Sooner Than We Thought

Politics | Kevin Daley
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

Directs questions about implementation to SCOTUS

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

Politics | Kevin Daley
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’

Federal Judge Forced To Scale Back Trump Travel Ban Ruling

Politics | Kevin Daley
Immigration activists, including members of the DC Justice for Muslims Coalition, rally against the Trump administration's new ban against travelers from six Muslim-majority nations, outside of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection headquarters in Washington, U.S., March 7, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Appeals court concluded his initial order was too broad

Appeals Court Upholds Block Of Trump's Travel Ban

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People protest U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban outside of the U.S. Court of Appeals in Seattle, Washington, U.S. May 15, 2017. REUTERS/David Ryder

Decision comes as SCOTUS mulls travel ban review

At Supreme Court, Search For Police Accountability Continues

US | Kevin Daley
REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Innocent man and girlfriend shot 15 times at close range

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’

Trump Gets Boost In Legal Fight Over Refugee Order

Politics | Kevin Daley
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

Still No Word From Justice Department On Sanctuary Cities Appeal

Politics | Kevin Daley
San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera and Mayor Ed Lee announce they have filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump for his unconstitutional executive order targeting sanctuary cities during a news conference at city hall in San Francisco, California, U.S., January 31, 2017. REUTERS/Kate Munsch

AG promises DOJ will “continue to litigate this case”

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

Politics | Kevin Daley
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

Politics | Kevin Daley
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

Politics | Kevin Daley
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

Battle Over Trump's Refugee Order Will Stay Out Of SCOTUS -- For Now

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

Rumors of revised order abound

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

Politics | Kevin Daley
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’