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Supreme Court tees up census case over whether Trump can exclude undocumented immigrants
The court's announcement teed up oral arguments in the case for Nov. 30, an ACCELERATED timeline that paves the way for a potential decision before the Census Bureau is set to deliver the population counts to Trump's desk at the end of the year.
mmm, while the DNC Axes of Assets agitated to extend census collection to 31 Oct, congress failed to modify the statutory reporting deadline, which Census Bureau requested last summer, to April 2021.

Trump v New York

(1) Whether a group of states and local governments have standing under Article III of the Constitution to challenge a July 21, 2020, memorandum by President Donald Trump instructing the secretary of commerce to include in his report on the 2020 census information enabling the president to exclude ["]noncitizens["] from the base population number for purposes of apportioning seats in the House of Representatives;
and (2) whether the memorandum is a permissible exercise of the president's discretion under the provisions of law governing congressional apportionment.

NO, NO, LOL. btw, For all the agita forthcoming the 9th associate justice, don't expect an opinion before 2 Jan 2021 or even 30 Jan--allowing a new admin DOJ to moot the petition and decision.

by Cat on Sat Oct 17th, 2020 at 04:10:17 PM EST
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btw, Trump v Vance is relaxing in D.C. cir on remand. Y'all remember that one, doncha?
"score": 7-2, the LAST MONUMENT OF CONSERVATIVE POLITICIZATION to weight the Anti-RBG scales of drama.

Back From the Supreme Court, House Pushes DC Circuit for Trump [TAXES]

For U.S. Circuit Judge David Tatel, however, the more prudent move would be to wait until after the next Congress convenes on Jan. 3.
by Cat on Tue Oct 20th, 2020 at 11:51:12 PM EST
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[US District Ct Enjoins] Trump Exclusion of Undocumented Immigrants From Census
"The policy which the presidential memorandum attempts to enact has already been rejected by the Constitution, the applicable statutes and 230 years of history," the panel wrote in a 93-page summary judgment
by Cat on Fri Oct 23rd, 2020 at 12:11:03 AM EST
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