January 16, 2022

In the News: Courtroom Video of Yesterday’s Hearing Before Judge James Robart Re: Travel/Visa Ban

UPDATE 3: Recording of Feb. 7, 2016 hearing before United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

MP3 audio also available. 

UPDATE 2: The United States Courts for the Ninth Circuit is providing online access to key documents from State of Washington & State of Minnesota v. Trump without needing to use PACER.

UPDATE The Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse (CRLC) (from the University of Michigan Law School) provides FREE access to all legal filings and other selected documents in State of Washington v. Trump. 

The CRLC also provides access to court documents for other legal challenges re: refugee/visa executive executive orders.


State of Washington vs. Donald J. Trump, et al

The video (67 minutes) is accessible via an embed on the case page (via USCourts.gov and/or direct at this URL.

From U.S. Courts Summary:

The State of Washington (State) filed this action challenging the President’s Executive Order on immigration of January 27, 2017. The State seeks a finding that certain sections of the Executive Order are contrary to the Constitution and laws of the United States, and enjoining Defendants from implementing or enforcing those sections. The State further seeks entry of a nationwide temporary restraining order. The hearing on this matter was conducted on February 3, 2017.

The full text of temporary restraining orde is available here.

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.