Category: Appeals

Appeals Court Orders Flynn Case to Be Dismissed
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Appeals Court Orders Flynn Case to Be Dismissed

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled 2-1 Wednesday that a lower court must grant a request by the Department of Justice (DOJ) to drop its case against former National Security Adviser Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn (Ret.). Flynn won his request for a writ of mandamus ordering Judge Emmet Sullivan to…

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Appeals Court: Trump Can Withhold Funding from Sanctuary Cities
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Appeals Court: Trump Can Withhold Funding from Sanctuary Cities

A federal appellate court on Wednesday ruled that President Trump’s administration can, in fact, withhold federal funds from sanctuary jurisdictions that insist on shielding criminal illegal aliens from arrest and deportation. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled that the Trump administration has the authority to withhold federal grant money from sanctuary…

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