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Scope of Travel Ban Challenged

By Schonauer Law on Jul 08, 2017 at 01:56 PM in Law News

Scope of Travel Ban Challenged

On June 29, 2017, the Attorney General of Hawaii, Douglas S. Chin, asked for clarification regarding scope of President Trump's Travel Ban arguing the administration's limited definition of close familial relationship may be in violation of the Supreme Court's injunction. US District Court Judge Derrick K. Watson denied the request because Plaintiffs seek clarification of an injunction authored by the Supreme Court and therefore clarification should be sought there. Yesterday, Friday, the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals also refused to expand those exempt from President Trumpís travel ban, suggesting the order was procedural defective because the Supreme Court is the proper court to file a request for clarification.

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Supreme Court Narrows Scope of Injunction

By Schonauer Law on Jun 26, 2017 at 06:12 PM in Law News

Today, the Supreme Court narrowed the scope of the injunctions against President Trumpís second executive order commonly referred to as the Travel Ban.

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