Sierra Club Urges Justices To Halt Border Wall Amid Suit

Law360 (July 22, 2020, 8:17 PM EDT) -- Environmental organizations on Wednesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to stop the Trump administration from continuing to build its border wall, warning the barrier could be completed before the high court has a chance to rule on the case.

Represented by the American Civil Liberties Union, the Sierra Club and the Southern Border Communities Coalition asked the justices to lift their 2019 order permitting the administration to spend $2.5 billion in diverted defense funds on border wall construction even as legal challenges continued.

"The Trump administration has lost in every lower court, but is still rushing to complete the president's border...

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