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AG Sessions Wants Full 7th Circ. To Hear Sanctuary City Case

Law360 (April 27, 2018, 8:55 PM EDT) -- The Trump administration on Friday urged the full Seventh Circuit to reconsider its ruling affirming a lower court’s injunction against the U.S. Department of Justice preventing it from withholding federal grant money from so-called sanctuary cities in an effort to force them to comply with hard-line immigration policies.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday asked the Seventh Circuit to rehear the case en banc, just eight days after a Seventh Circuit panel affirmed U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber’s September ruling against the DOJ. Sessions asked the...
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Case Information

Case Title

The City of Chicago v. Sessions III

Case Number



Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

899(Other Statutes: Administrative Procedures Act/Review or Appeal of Agency Decision)


Honorable Harry D. Leinenweber

Date Filed

August 7, 2017

Case Title

City of Chicago v. Jefferson B. Sessions III

Case Number



Appellate - 7th Circuit

Nature of Suit

2899 Other Statutes

Date Filed

September 26, 2017

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