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How Trump Can Get His Muslim Ban

The administration can use the Supreme Court’s ruling to shield its decision-making from judicial review.

Jurisprudence
June 26 2017 5:33 PMSCOTUS Splits the Travel Ban BabyThe Supreme Court’s ruling doesn’t make much sense as a matter of law. That may be good for Donald Trump.
The Breakfast Table
June 23 2017 5:13 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableEntry 9: No need to wait until the fall—the court’s biggest travel ban ruling will happen next week.
Jurisprudence
June 12 2017 6:36 PMTrump’s Tweets Must Now Be Taken SeriouslyThe 9th Circuit’s travel ban ruling declares the president’s Twitter feed is a legally binding stream of consciousness.
Jurisprudence
June 6 2017 12:54 PMIs Trump Trying to Lose?Three ways Monday’s bizarre tweetstorm sabotages his administration’s defense of the travel ban.
Jurisprudence
June 5 2017 12:45 PMWith Every Tweet, Trump Turns His DOJ Into More of a MockeryHow the president is losing his travel ban case every time he tweets about his travel ban.
The Slatest
June 2 2017 11:51 AMDOJ Asks Supreme Court (aka Anthony Kennedy) to Let Travel Ban Take Effect
Jurisprudence
May 15 2017 5:54 PMBad Faith? What’s That?The Justice Department’s attempts to wish away Donald Trump’s Muslim ban statements are not working.
Jurisprudence
May 9 2017 3:39 PMTrump Poisons His Own LawsThe latest oral arguments over the administration’s travel ban show how the president’s words and intentions taint his agenda and the lawyers who defend it.
The Slatest
May 8 2017 5:17 PMSally Yates Implies Trump White House Tried to Keep Her From Reviewing Travel Ban Before It Was Signed
The Slatest
March 29 2017 11:41 PMHawaii Federal Judge Extends Block on Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban
Jurisprudence
March 20 2017 9:28 AMDoes the First Amendment Protect Trump’s Travel Ban?A 9th Circuit judge just gave the Supreme Court’s conservatives an excuse to uphold the president’s bigoted executive order.
The Slatest
March 17 2017 3:21 PMTrump Picks Kellyanne Conway’s Husband for Justice Department Job Defending Travel Ban
Political Gabfest
March 16 2017 4:57 PMThe “When I’m 64” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trumpcare, the president’s proposed budget, and the latest hurdles to the federal immigration ban.
The Slatest
March 15 2017 7:47 PMFederal Judge Halts Trump’s Second Attempt at a Muslim Ban Hours Before Going Into Effect
Jurisprudence
March 10 2017 6:09 PMIs Trump’s Second Immigration Ban Unconstitutional?Assessing the legal challenges to the new executive order.
The Slatest
June 26 2017 11:03 AMSupreme Court Allows Trump’s Travel Ban to Take Effect—but Only in Part
Jurisprudence
June 20 2017 10:00 AMWhere Trump’s Immigration Crackdown Is FailingThese maps show how sanctuary cities are winning against federal authorities.
The Slatest
June 12 2017 2:56 PMThe 9th Circuit Just Gave the Supreme Court a New Tool to Block Trump’s Travel Ban
The Slatest
June 5 2017 1:04 PMKellyanne Conway’s Husband, Who Just Turned Down Trump DOJ Job, Attacks Trump Travel Ban Tweets
The Slatest
June 4 2017 2:44 AMTrump Uses London Attacks to Promote His Muslim Ban
The Slatest
May 25 2017 3:41 PMFourth Circuit Upholds Travel Ban Injunction, Saying It “Drips With Religious Intolerance”
Amicus
May 13 2017 10:04 AMAmicus: Animus AmicusA group of law professors tells a federal court that religious bias lies at the heart of Trump’s travel ban.
Jurisprudence
May 9 2017 12:39 PMSlayer of Ted Cruz, Defender of JusticeOn Monday, Sally Yates walked out of an Aaron Sorkin script and into liberals’ hearts.
Politics
April 26 2017 4:25 PMDonald Trump Has Made Me Feel More AmericanIt’s not what he intended.
The Slatest
March 21 2017 5:26 PMThe Laptop Ban Was Reportedly in Response to New Intelligence. It Still Doesn’t Make Sense.
The Gist
March 17 2017 5:24 PMWhat’s Next for Travel Ban 2.0Typically, judges aren’t supposed to use campaign-trail speech to evaluate official policy. Slate legal correspondent Dahlia Lithwick says the travel ban case isn’t typical.­
Politics
March 16 2017 5:18 PMOur Brilliant Plan Cannot Fail!Trump and his henchmen keep ruining their Muslim ban by bragging about it like dumb movie villains.
Jurisprudence
March 16 2017 12:27 PMGroundhog Day in Travel TownOnce again, federal judges used Trump’s own words to knock down the administration’s travel ban.
Jurisprudence
March 13 2017 2:03 PMDear Donald. Danger! Love, Jeff and John.The well-timed letter that miraculously appeared to justify travel ban 2.0.
Politics
March 8 2017 5:53 PMHow Did Trump Choose Which Countries’ Citizens to Ban?It all starts with … Jimmy Carter.

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