859 F.3d 741 (9th Cir. 2017), 17-15589, State v. Trump

Docket Nº:17-15589
Citation:859 F.3d 741
Opinion Judge:PER CURIAM:
Party Name:STATE OF HAWAII; ISMAIL ELSHIKH, Plaintiffs-Appellees, v. DONALD J. TRUMP, in his official capacity as President of the United States; U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY; JOHN F. KELLY, in his official capacity as Secretary of Homeland Security; U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE; REX W. TILLERSON, in his official capacity as Secretary of State; UNITED...
Judge Panel:Before: Michael Daly Hawkins, Ronald M. Gould, and Richard A. Paez, Circuit Judges.
Case Date:June 12, 2017
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
SUMMARY

President Trump, in issuing Executive Order 13780, "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States," exceeded the scope of the authority delegated to him by Congress. After determining that plaintiffs have standing to assert their claims based on the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), the Ninth Circuit held that plaintiffs have shown a likelihood of success on the... (see full summary)

 
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859 F.3d 741 (9th Cir. 2017)

STATE OF HAWAII; ISMAIL ELSHIKH, Plaintiffs-Appellees,

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DONALD J. TRUMP, in his official capacity as President of the United States; U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY; JOHN F. KELLY, in his official capacity as Secretary of Homeland Security; U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE; REX W. TILLERSON, in his official capacity as Secretary of State; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Defendants-Appellants

No. 17-15589

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

June 12, 2017

Argued and Submitted May 15, 2017, Seattle, Washington

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Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Hawai'i. D.C. No. 1:17-cv-00050-DKW-KSC. Derrick Kahala Watson, District Judge, Presiding.

Jeffrey Bryan Wall (argued), Acting Solicitor General; Edwin S. Kneedler, Deputy Solicitor General; Sharon Swingle, Anne Murphy, Lowell V. Sturgill Jr., H. Thomas Byron III, and Douglas N. Letter, Attorneys, Appellate Staff; August E. Flentje, Special Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General; Elliot Enoki, Acting United States Attorney; Chad A. Readler, Acting Assistant Attorney General; Civil Division, United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.; for Defendants-Appellants.

Neal Kumar Katyal (argued), Colleen Roh Sinzdak, Mitchell P. Reich, and Elizabeth Hagerty, Hogan Lovells U.S. LLP, Washington, D.C.; Thomas P. Schmidt, Hogan Lovells U.S. LLP, New York, New York; Sara Solow and Alexander B. Bowerman, Hogan Lovells U.S. LLP, Philadelphia, PA; Douglas S. Chin, Attorney General; Clyde J. Wadsworth, Solicitor General; Deirdre Marie-Iha, Donna H. Kalama, Kimberly T. Guidry, and Robert T. Nakatsuji, Deputy Attorneys General; Department of the Attorney General, Honolulu, Hawai'i; for Plaintiffs-Appellees.

Scott A. Keller, Solicitor General; J. Campbell Barker, Deputy Solicitor General; Ari Cuenin, Assistant Solicitor General; Ken Paxton, Attorney General; Jeffrey C. Mateer, First Assistant Attorney General; Office of the Attorney General, Austin, Texas; for Amici Curiae States of Texas, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Kansas, Louisiana, Montana, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, and West Virginia, and Governor Phil Bryant of the State of Mississippi.

Amir H. Ali, Roderick & Solange MacArthur Justice Center, Washington, D.C.; Jessica M. Wan, Lisa W. Cataldo, and David J. Minkin, McCorriston Miller Mukai MacKinnon LLP, Honolulu, Hawai'i; for Amicus Curiae The Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center.

Robert D. Fram and Alexandra P. Grayner, Covington & Burling LLP, San Francisco, California; Andrew Guy, Michael Baker, Karun Tilak, and Ligia M. Markman, Covington & Burling LLP, Washington, D.C.; for Amici Curiae Interfaith Coalition.

Kevin P. Martin, Eileen L. Morrison, Alicia Rubio, Joshua M. Daniels, William B. Brady, and Nicholas K. Mitrokostas, Goodwin Procter LLP, Boston, Massachusetts, for Amici Curiae The Foundation for the Children of Iran and Iranian Alliances Across Borders.

Michael R. Scott, Lisa J. Chaiet Rahman, and Amit D. Ranade, Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson P.S., Seattle, Washington, for Amici Curiae Episcopal Bishops.

Dan Jackson, R. Adam Lauridsen, and John W. Keker, Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP, San Francisco, California, for Amicus Curiae Khizr Khan.

Lary A. Rappaport, Proskauer Rose LLP, Los Angeles, California; Terrance Nolan, General Counsel and Secretary, New York University, New York, New York; Claire Wong Black and J. Blaine Rogers, Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing, Honolulu, Hawai'i; Tiffany M. Woo, Seth D. Fiur, and Steven E. Obus, Proskaur Rose LLP, New York, New York; for Amicus Curiae New York University.

Aaron X. Fellmeth, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona; Jonathan Hafetz, Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey; Joseph M. McMillan and Michelle L. Maley, Perkins Coie LLP, Seattle, Washington; for Amici Curiae International Law Scholars and Nongovernmental Organizations.

Lindsay C. Harrison, Tassity S. Johnson, Erica L. Ross, and Thomas J. Perrelli, Jenner & Block LLP, Washington, D.C., for Amici Curiae Colleges and Universities.

Mary Kelly Persyn, Persyn Law & Policy, San Francisco, California, for Amicus Curiae American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children.

Jonathan M. Freiman and Tahlia Townsend, Wiggin and Dana LLP, New Haven, Connecticut; Harold Hongju Koh and Hope Metcalf, Rule of Law Clinic, Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut; for Amici Curiae Former National Security Officials.

Anna-Rose Mathieson and Ben Feuer, California Appellate Law Group LLP, San Francisco, California, for Amici Curiae Scholars of American Religious History & Law.

Richard D. Bernstein, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, Washington, D.C., for Amicus Curiae T.A., a U.S. Citizen of Yemeni Descent.

Joshua Matz, Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck, Untereiner & Sauber LLP, Washington, D.C., for Amici Curiae Constitutional Law Scholars.

Marc A. Hearron, Morrison & Foerster LLP, Washington, D.C.; Purvi G. Patel, Morrison & Foerster LLP, Los Angeles, California; Amanda Aikman and Jennifer K. Brown, Morrison & Foerster LLP, New York, New York; Sandeep N. Nandivada, Morrison & Foerster LLP, McLean, Virginia; for Amici Curiae Interfaith Group of Religious and Interreligious Organizations.

Anton A. Ware, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, San Francisco, California; Aziz Huq, Johnathan J. Smith, and Farhana Khera, Muslim Advocates, Oakland, California; for Amici Curiae Muslim Rights, Professional and Public Health Organizations.

David L. Franklin, Solicitor General, and Lisa Madigan, Attorney General, Office of the Illinois Attorney General, Chicago, Illinois; for Amici Curiae States of Illinois, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington, and the District of Columbia.

William S. Consovoy, Consovoy McCarthy Park PLLC, Arlington, Virginia; Kimberly S. Hermann, Southeastern Legal Foundation, Marietta, Georgia; for Amicus Curiae Southeastern Legal Foundation, Inc.

Edward L. White III and Erik M. Zimmerman, American Center for Law and Justice, Ann Arbor, Michigan; Geoffrey R. Surtees and Francis J. Manion, American Center for Law and Justice, New Hope, Kentucky; Benjamin P. Sisney, Matthew R. Clark, Craig L. Parshall, Jordan Sekulow, Andrew J. Ekonomou, Colby M. May, Stuart J. Roth, and Jay Alan Sekulow, American Center for Law and Justice, Washington, D.C.; for Amicus Curiae American Center for Law and Justice.

Pratik A. Shah and Martine E. Cicconi, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, Washington, D.C.; Robert S. Chang, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, Seattle, Washington; Eric Yamamoto, Fred T. Korematsu Professor of Law and Social Justice, Honolulu, Hawai'i; Claire Wong Black and Louise K.Y. Ing; Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing, Honolulu, Hawai'i; Alice Hsu and Robert A. Johnson, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, New York, New York; Jessica M. Weisel, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, Los Angeles, California; for Amici Curiae Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, Jay Hirabayashi, Holly Yasui, Karen Korematsu, Civil Rights Organizations, and National Bar Associations of Color.

Richard B. Katskee, Carmen Green, Bradley Girard, Kelly M. Percival, Andrew L. Nellis, and Eric Rothschild, Americans United for Separation of Church and State, Washington, D.C.; Gillian Gillers and Kristi L. Graunke, Southern Poverty Law Center, Atlanta, Georgia; for Amici Curiae Members of the Clergy, Americans United for Separation of Church and State, Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, The Riverside Church in the City of New York, and The Southern Poverty Law Center.

Benna Ruth Solomon, Deputy Corporation Counsel; Edward N. Siskel, Corporation Counsel; City of Chicago Department of Law, Chicago, Illinois; Eliberty Lopez, Brian Neff, and Ryan P. Poscablo, Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP, New York, New York; Nick Kahlon, Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP, Chicago, Illinois; for Amici Curiae Cities of Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, and Other Major Cities and Counties.

Linda A. Klein, President, American Bar Association, Chicago, Illinois; Jared S. Stein, Arianna Markel, Erin J. Morgan, Aidan Synnott, and Sidney S. Rosdeitcher, New York, New York...

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