Hans A. von Spakovsky is a Senior Legal Fellow at The Heritage Foundation's Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, where he manages the Civil Justice Reform Initiative.

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June 15, 2017, 11:54 AM EDT
No one should be surprised that a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel, made up of three judges appointed by President Bill Clinton, upheld the injunction on Monday against President Donald Trump’s revised executive order temporarily halting entry from six terrorist safe haven nations.
May 16, 2017, 12:08 PM EDT
No one should read anything substantive into this.
May 9, 2017, 9:08 AM EDT
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott acted to protect the citizens of Texas on Sunday when he signed into law SB 4, a bill to punish (and deter) local cities and counties like Austin from implementing sanctuary policies.
April 6, 2017, 3:13 PM EDT
This ill-considered action will endanger Californians' safety.
March 29, 2017, 10:27 AM EDT
Hopefully city officials will "rethink" their rash sanctuary policies.
March 20, 2017, 3:54 PM EDT
The situation apparently has not improved.
March 13, 2017, 8:37 AM EDT
Hawaii's lawsuit against Trump's revised EO is unsound.
March 7, 2017, 8:52 AM EST
Trump's revised EO is just as constitutional as the original.
February 17, 2017, 8:52 AM EST
The leakers must be held to account.
February 13, 2017, 10:12 AM EST
This ruling has as little basis in the law as the original decision.
February 7, 2017, 9:17 AM EST
It is not up to a judge to make policy choices.
February 1, 2017, 9:28 AM EST
Yates failed in her duty as the acting attorney general.
January 27, 2017, 11:35 AM EST
Trump's immigration actions are an almost complete reversal of Obama's.
January 5, 2017, 4:13 PM EST
Don't expect to see California racking up legal victories.
November 17, 2016, 9:08 AM EST
For more than a year and a half, Vanita Gupta apparently has been working in violation of federal law.
November 15, 2016, 4:14 PM EST
That is exactly what he promised to do.
November 7, 2016, 8:27 AM EST
This immigration case could end up in the Supreme Court.
October 28, 2016, 9:08 AM EDT
Christian Syrians have been one of the primary targets of the Islamic jihadists.
October 21, 2016, 1:57 PM EDT
ExxonMobil is fighting back against New York’s attorney general.
October 13, 2016, 8:42 AM EDT
The First Amendment is being assaulted on all sides.