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The most striking aspect of last Thursday’s opinion by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, which rejected the Trump administration’s latest effort to revive its travel ban for individuals from six predominantly Muslim countries, was its reliance on Donald Trump’s own words as candidate, president-elect and president. The court leaned particularly heavily on his now-famous campaign statement that he was “calling for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States.”
The New York Times
Donald Trump, president, Travel Ban, Court
Constitutional Law | Law | President/Executive Department | Supreme Court of the United States
Shaw, Katherine A., "Should the President’s Words Matter in Court?" (2017). Online Publications. 29.