LifeZette: 4th Circuit Deals Trump Another Blow on Travel Ban–Expert calls majority decision on immigration order ‘legal trash,’ all three GOP appointees dissent

IRLI In The News

May 25, 2017

By Brendan Kirby

President Donald Trump on Thursday suffered the latest blow to his efforts to temporarily halt travelers from a half-dozen terrorism-compromised countries.

This time, it was the Richmond, Virginia-based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. It joins U.S. District Court judges in Washington State and Hawaii. In addition, the San Francisco-based 9th Circuit Court of Appeals had blocked an earlier version of Trump’s executive order, which had targeted seven countries.

The ruling revealed a stark partisan split. All 10 judges in the majority are Democratic appointees, while the three judges who dissented are Republican appointees. … Read the full story by Brendan Kirby.

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