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  • Updated: Federal judge lifts last of injunctions against transgender military ban

    03/07/2019 1:16:15 PM PST · by jazusamo · 46 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 7, 2019 | Rebecca Kheel
    The last injunction blocking President Trump’s transgender military ban from taking effect was lifted by a federal judge Thursday, moving the administration closer to being able to enforce the policy. In a six-page order issued on Thursday, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland Judge George Russell III wrote that he was lifting his injunction because “the court is bound by the Supreme Court’s decision to stay the preliminary injunctions in their entirety." Though courts have now ruled to lift all four injunctions that had been placed on the policy, advocates for transgender troops say one remains in effect...
  • The Courts v. the President of the United States

    08/25/2018 3:54:03 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 19 replies
    PJ Media ^ | August 25, 2018 | Michael Walsh
    The war between our unelected robed masters in the last and least of the three branches of government and the president of the United States continues apace : A U.S. federal judge on Saturday rejected key elements of President Donald Trump’s May executive orders that would make it easier to fire federal employees and reduce their ability to bargain collectively. Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson , of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, said in a court order that Trump’s orders, which also would reduce the amount of time low-performing employees had to improve their performance before...
  • Court Says Administration Violated Constitution in Funding Obamacare Subsidies

    05/12/2016 2:20:22 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | May 12, 2016 | 3:56 PM EDT | Terence P. Jeffrey
    Judge Rosemary Collyer of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued an opinion today declaring that the Obama administration violated the Constitution by funding Obamacare subsidies for which Congress did not appropriate funds. “Congress passes all federal laws in this country,” the judge wrote in her opinion in the case of U.S. House of Representatives v. Burwell. “The Court will enter judgment in favor of the House of Representatives and enjoin the use of unappropriated monies to fund reimbursements due to insurers under Section 1402,” the judge said. …