How They Won It: Keker Van Nest Pauses 'Sanctuary' Order

Law360, New York (May 19, 2017, 2:33 PM EDT) -- Seeking a preliminary injunction is never an easy decision in a case. But with approximately $1.7 billion in annual federal funding riding on the federal government's ability to potentially punish a California county for being a "sanctuary jurisdiction," attorneys with Keker Van Nest & Peters LLP understood that the community had limited options it could choose from.

The firm and Santa Clara County's in-house counsel crafted a motion in February that sought to temporarily stop the federal government's implementation of President Donald Trump's executive order to...
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County of Santa Clara v. Donald J. Trump et al


Case Number

3:17-cv-00574

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California Northern

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Other Statutory Actions

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William H. Orrick

Date Filed

February 3, 2017

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