Texas Judge Rips Into DOJ For Behavior In Immigration Case
Law360, San Francisco (January 20, 2017, 4:21 PM EST) -- A Texas federal judge withdrew portions of sanctions against the U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday in a case over then-President Barack Obama's 2014 immigration executive actions, but ripped into the government for its unethical behavior in the case, saying that it has been "nothing short of stunning."
U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen said the government's actions have been "baffling" and have given him "grave concerns" that the vast majority of the Justice Department attorneys don't have knowledge about the rules in the jurisdictions that they practice.
"This is clearly no way to run the nation's law firm," Judge Hanen...
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