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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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Case Information

Case Title

County of Santa Clara v. Donald J. Trump et al

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


William H. Orrick

Date Filed

February 3, 2017

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Government Agencies

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