Trump's Tweets Are 'Authority' in Advocates' New Travel Ban Filings

Neal Katyal, for Hawaii, uses @realdonaldtrump's post to bolster case against immigration restrictions.

, The National Law Journal


In what may be a first at the U.S. Supreme Court, President Donald Trump's Twitter account was identified Monday as an "authority" along with the cases, law review articles and news citations that lawyers typically use to bolster their arguments.

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  • TJP

    It‘s a travesty that this utter nonsense argument is being heard by the Supreme Court. The fact that appellate courts not only entertained these arguments but actually sided with them demonstrates exactly how far gone our legal system has become. Neal Katyal should be disbarred, and the activist judges who backed him should be impeached.

  • O.W. Holmes

    Enjoy it while you can, resisters. The grownups on the Gorsuch Court will soon burst your delusional bubble.

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