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3 Key Takeaways From The 9th Circ.'s Travel Ban Ruling

Law360, New York (February 10, 2017, 10:52 PM EST) -- The Ninth Circuit’s decision not to reinstate President Donald Trump’s travel ban offers key insights into the limits of presidential power and highlights the policy’s vulnerabilities.

In a unanimous opinion, a panel of three judges refused Thursday evening to lift the block on the president’s order barring people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. The decision delivered another legal blow to an executive order that caused widespread chaos at U.S. airports after it was issued in late January.

The panel’s decision keeps in place...
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Case Title

State of Washington, et al v. Donald J. Trump, et al


Case Number

17-35105

Court

Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

1440 Other Civil Rights

Date Filed

February 4, 2017

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