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Appeals court sets schedule on Trump immigration appeal

March 24, 2017 By Lyle Denniston

The first federal appeals court’s review of President Trump’s revised order limiting immigration from six Mideast nations will go forward on an expedited schedule, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit decided Thursday.

Where does the Gorsuch nomination process go next?

March 24, 2017 By NCC Staff

After four days of hearings, the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch is set to move through the Senate in the next few weeks. There are two big questions that will be addressed in very short order.

When Presidents use executive privilege

March 24, 2017 By Chris Calabrese

One of the great constitutional myths is the principle of executive privilege. Though the term is not explicitly mentioned in the Constitution, every President has called upon it when necessary.

Trump team seeks speedy court review on immigration

March 23, 2017 By Lyle Denniston

The Trump Administration asked a federal appeals court on Wednesday afternoon to order a rapid review of the legality of the revised presidential order limiting immigration of people from six Mideast nations.

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