Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Amy Howe on SCOTUSBlog reports on the latest in the litigation over the Trump administration's proposed public charge rule. Yesterday, in an emergency filing by U.S. Solicitor General Noel Francisco, the administration asked the justices to allow it to enforce the rule while it appeals a pair of orders by a federal district court in New York. The government told the justices that if the district court’s orders remain in place and it cannot implement the rule, it will suffer “effectively irreparable harm.”
The request for a stay of injunctions will go first to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who handles emergency requests from the Second Circuit. Ginsburg can rule on the request alone or – as is more likely – refer it to the full court.
For further detail, click the link above or tllok at this article from The Hill.