Tag: Breyer, Stephen G

Supreme Court Lets Trump Keep Building His Border Wall

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Friday rejected a request from environmental groups to stop construction of President Trump’s border wall while the administration seeks review of an appeals court loss. The vote was 5 to 4, with the court’s more conservative members in the majority. Its brief order was unsigned and gave no reasons, […]

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The Justice Department’s Shameful Rush to Federal Executions

Early on Tuesday morning, while much of the country was still asleep, the federal government executed its first death-row prisoner in 17 years. We are among the lawyers who represented the prisoner who was killed, Daniel Lee. Make no mistake: The circumstances of Mr. Lee’s execution are a vivid illustration of the serious problems with […]

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