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George Conway Scorches Trump's 'Misleading' Attack On 9th Circuit Court Of Appeals

George Conway Scorches Trump's 'Misleading' Attack On 9th Circuit Court Of AppealsKellyanne Conway's attorney husband went toe to toe with President Donald



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Appellate judge on D.C. Circuit seen as early favorite on Trump's Supreme Court shortlist

Appellate judge on D.C. Circuit seen as early favorite on Trump's Supreme Court shortlistBloomberg and the Los Angeles Times are both reporting that the favorite is Brett Kavanaugh, 53, a federal appellate court judge based in Washington, D.C., who previously clerked for Kennedy.



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The 8th Circuit strategy: How abortion foes are lining up cases to challenge Roe

The 8th Circuit strategy: How abortion foes are lining up cases to challenge RoeAbortion foes have a plan to bring a case to the Supreme Court that could overturn Roe v. Wade. Their strategy involves going through the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, which covers states from Arkansas to the Dakotas and is one of the most conservative in the nation.



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Stephen Reinhardt, liberal circuit court judge, dies at 87

Stephen Reinhardt, liberal circuit court judge, dies at 87LOS ANGELES (AP) — Judge Stephen Reinhardt, a liberal stalwart on the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals for nearly four decades, died Thursday in Southern California. He was 87.



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Prominent 9th Circuit judge faces sex misconduct inquiry

Prominent 9th Circuit judge faces sex misconduct inquirySAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The chief judge of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Thursday that he has opened a misconduct inquiry into a judge accused of inappropriate sexual conduct and comments by six women.



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Ninth Circuit cites Trump tweet in opinion blocking travel ban

Ninth Circuit cites Trump tweet in opinion blocking travel banThe court further cited press secretary Sean Spicer’s admission that tweets are to be considered official presidential statements.



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Full Fourth Circuit to rule on Trump immigration order

Full Fourth Circuit to rule on Trump immigration orderThe 15-judge U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit will review before the full bench President Trump’s 90-day suspension of entry into the U.S. of any foreign nationals from six Mideast nations.



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New Trump travel order will aim to short circuit legal challenges

New Trump travel order will aim to short circuit legal challengesIn formulating a new executive order limiting travel to the United States, President Donald Trump has promised to make the directive harder to fight successfully in court than the one he issued in January. One way the administration will likely try to do that, legal experts say, is to shape the order more narrowly to undercut the opportunity for states and other opponents to sue by showing courts they have “standing,” or the ability to argue the president’s order causes them harm. More than two dozen lawsuits were filed in U.S. courts against the initial travel ban, which temporarily barred travelers from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.



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