25 April 2018

News: Supreme Court Hears Travel Ban Case


Here are the audio and the transcript of today's oral arguments.


The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the "travel ban" case today. This ImmigrationProf blog post highlights the questions to be considered and provides links to previews of the matter and other materials, while this Vox article provides a history of the various iterations of and rulings on the travel ban to date.

Here is some additional commentary:

Official Intentions and Political Legitimacy: The Case of the Travel Ban, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper, no. 2018-22 (Univ. of Virginia, April 2018) [text via SSRN]

The Overlooked Legal Challenge to Trump’s Travel Ban (Harvard Law Review Blog, April 2018) [text]

"Republicans to the Court: Strike Down the Travel Ban," New York Times, 24 April 2018 [text]

The Supreme Court Should Rethink Deference to the Executive in the Travel Ban Case (Just Security Blog, April 2018) [text]

The Travel Ban and Presidential Power (Lawfare Blog, April 2018) [text]

"The Travel Ban's Ignominious Precedents," The Atlantic, 16 April 2018 [text]

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