U.S. Supreme Court Partially Lifts Injunction on Travel Ban and Sets Oral Argument For The October Term

SUMMARY: In a bombshell immigration decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has partially lifted the majority of the injunction on President Trump’s travel ban, finding that the President can ban foreign nationals and refugees who are without a “credible claim to a bona fide relationship with a person or entity within the United States.”  The Court also ordered the matter to be scheduled for argument in the coming fall term. CASE

U.S. Supreme Court Unanimously Strikes Down Law Banning Sex Offenders from Using Facebook

A unanimous (8-0) U.S. Supreme Court struck down a North Carolina law that banned registered sex offenders from using social media (such as Facebook), as it the Court deemed it a violation of the First Amendment. The case is titled Packingham v. North Carolina. Despite the unanimity, the Court was divided on how far the First Amendment prohibits states from preventing sex offenders on the web. The majority (in an