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CUA Law Professor Suzette M. Malveaux's op-ed in response to Justice Thomas' concurrence in Trump v. Hawaii was published in Bloomberg Law

INSIGHT: Travel Ban Case Reveals Next
Battleground—The Fate of National Injunctions

People all over the world had been waiting with baited breath to see if the Trump Administration’s travel ban would be upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court. As one of the many volunteers who met immigrants at the Dulles International Airport just days after the ban’s implementation, I too was among those invested in the outcome. Front and center to the Court’s determination that the ban was legal were issues regarding religious discrimination, national security, immigration policy and executive power. But Trump v. Hawaii did more than uphold the travel ban.

While news outlets focused largely on the Court’s contentious 5-4 ruling upholding the ban, there was another issue at play—the legality of national injunctions. This issue is yet another potential threat to access to justice with far reaching implications.
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Professor Suzette M. Malveaux's Areas of Expertise

Civil Procedure

Complex Litigation

Civil Rights Law

Fair Employment Law

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