Travel Ban 3.0 and Rinsing Off Religious Animus for SCOTUS
Unpacking the arguments in the marquee case of this term.
The “Hardest Job in the World” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Ronny Jackson, Hawaii v. Trump at SCOTUS, and the impossibility of the presidency.
Resisting the Myth of the Judicial ResistanceThere is no evidence judges have abandoned their oaths of integrity and impartiality to rule against Trump.
They Have Lawsuits, You Have MoneyA new way to support legal challenges in the Trump era: crowdfunding.
The Supreme Court Term RBG Is Calling “Momentous”The ACLU’s national legal director, David Cole, on the start of the high court’s next term.
Emails Reveal Customs and Border Protection’s Lawlessness During Trump’s First Travel Ban
Trump the BenevolentHe wants praise for letting the Afghan girls’ robotics team into the United States. We shouldn’t give it to him.
Trials and Error
Profiling in Your PocketLocal sheriffs want you to use their app to point out potential terrorists. That’s a terrible idea.
Trump’s Promise of a Waiver System for His Muslim Ban Is a LieIt’s a mere pretext being used to manipulate the courts.
Immigration: Whose Call Is It Anyway?As the courts grapple with radical shifts in immigration policy, a look at the cases underlying the conversation about the rights of refugees, immigrants, Dreamers, and visitors.
LawbreakersA startling new report shows how Customs and Border Protection violated court orders to enforce Trump’s first travel ban.
When Pigs FlyWhy the Trump administration’s fondness for private flights has struck a special nerve.
Travel Ban 3.0 Could WorkTrump finally achieved a patina of legalism in his new travel ban to cover the bigotry.
When ICE Came for the ChaldeansMichigan’s Chaldean Christians escaped persecution in Iraq and helped Donald Trump win the presidency. Now, they’re at risk of deportation.
How Trump’s Travel Ban Hobbled a Libyan High School Robotics TeamThe Afghan girls weren’t the only team to struggle to get to the U.S.
Grandma Is Family AgainA judge rules against Donald Trump’s travel ban guidelines saying grandparents don’t count as close family.
Rural Americans Already Have Poor Health Care. Trump’s Policies Will Hurt Further.His immigration ban and cuts to Medicaid will combine to exacerbate a physician shortage that threatens rural Americans’ health.