Justices Postpone Census Citizenship Question Deposition

Law360 (October 23, 2018, 6:06 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday granted the Trump administration's request to postpone a federal court’s order that U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross be deposed over adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census.

The high court put off the deposition for at least one more week and gave the administration the option of a longer stay, should the government file petitions either for certiorari or for mandamus by 4 p.m. next Monday, according to the court's order, which does not specify how the justices voted.

Monday's ruling was only a partial victory for the Trump administration, as the Supreme Court...

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