Attorney General William Barr Thinks Nationwide Injunctions Are a Problem

by Kevin Daley   Attorney General William Barr condemned the rise of nationwide injunctions Tuesday, saying such sweeping orders undermine the rule of law. Nationwide injunctions prohibit the federal government from enforcing a particular law or policy across the entire country. Progressive cause lawyering groups have used such injunctions to…

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Federal District Judges Have Blocked Trump Actions 30 Times, a Record Rate

by Fred Lucas   Federal district judges who preside over a portion of a single state have been able to block President Donald Trump’s actions 30 times through nationwide injunctions—far more than any other administration in history, according to the Justice Department. The trend has prompted the Trump administration’s Justice…

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Sessions Instructs US Attorneys to Fight Nationwide Injunctions

Jeff Sessions

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions instructed Department of Justice lawyers in a memo Thursday to resist the nationwide injunctions issued by federal judges that have hindered or halted some of the Trump administration’s signature policies, including the border separation of families and various travel bans. Sessions stated in an official…

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