Justice Kennedy

Just breaking:

SCOTUS Justice Kennedy just stayed last weeks 9th Circus ruling on the Trump Travel Ban which would require the government to allow refugees covered by resettlement agreements to enter the United States.


The DOJ did not ask for a review of the “relationship” issue, only that covering resettlement agreements.

The is a “partial” schlonge to the face of the 9th. It means that SCOTUS will have at least a 5-4 ruling on this part of the ban. The relationship part remains up in the air.

(Hawaii can still file to argue to lift the stay tomorrow, but this should be an uphill battle.)

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Been a cementer from Day 1 and invited to collaborate with Fossten on an Eminent Domain article in March 2016. That "mistake" by Fossten led to me taking a more active blogging role, much to the regret of cementers and other mods alike.Current focus is on legal issues related to lending, foreclosure, the CFPB and Real Estate in general. Also specialize in "California Stupid" articles, showing how my home state is so totally wacko.Provides background and context to the issues of the day which frequently sees me tossed in the Sparta Dungeon from what I write.My dog Gigi assists me in writing, grammar and spell checking. She has her own series, "The Adventures of Gigi" which she writes when not playing, eating, sleeping, or taking walks.