Monday, May 22, 2023

Ninth Circuit Reverses District Court Finding that Unlawful Reentry Law Violated Equal Protection

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In "BREAKING: 9th Circ. Undoes Judge's Take That Reentry Law Was Racist," Britain Eakin for Law360 reports that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in an opinion by Judge Sandra Ikuta ruled today that a Nevada federal district judge erred in determining that racial animus toward Latina/os was behind a law criminalizing illegal reentry into the United States after removlRead full article

U.S. Circuit Judges Carlos T. Bea, and Morgan B. Christen joined Judge Ikuta's opinion.

UPDATE (May 23):  Bob Egelko for the San Francisco Chronicle reports on the Ninth Circuit decision here.


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