A timeline of Trump’s travel ban: what's happened, and what's next

February 10, 2017
The Guardian

...“I think there’d be good reason for the court to decline, for the same reason that all of the courts have been acting, which is, the court would see there’s no urgent threat here,” said Baher Azmy, legal director of the New York-based Center for Constitutional Rights.

If the supreme court agreed to hear an emergency appeal in the case, a ruling might be expected quickly, within days, given the brisk pace of appeals so far.

But Trump may not appeal the case, Azmy said: “I don’t know politically what Trump would do. He may want to look tough and go to the supreme court. But maybe his lawyers will tell him, ‘You’ll lose,’ and that looks weak. Getting into his mind on that is anyone’s guess.” ...

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February 13, 2017