LA Can’t Join SF In Sanctuary City Fight

Law360, Washington (September 12, 2017, 8:19 PM EDT) -- A California federal court on Monday denied Los Angeles’ effort to intervene in San Francisco’s lawsuit against Department of Justice conditions on law enforcement grants that require so-called sanctuary cities to help enforce immigration laws, leading the city to say it will file its own complaint.

Judge William H. Orrick rejected Los Angeles’ argument for conserving judicial resources and letting the court consider weighing different local policies, instead determining that Los Angeles’ motion “upends established venue and forum rules.” He said those rules inherently result in...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

City and County of San Francisco v. Sessions et al


Case Number

3:17-cv-04642

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

Saundra Brown Armstrong

Date Filed

August 11, 2017

Law Firms

Government Agencies

Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.