Pence: Admin Will Seek to End District Courts’ Nationwide Injunctions

American Greatness | 5/9/2019 | Liz Sheld
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Veep Pence announced yesterday that the Trump admin is looking to put a stop to one of the #resistance crowd’s favorite tools: using a district court to shut down a national policy. The #resistance seeks out an injunction against a disfavored policy by forum shopping for a liberal activist judge to intervene and immediately the entire nation is subject to the whims of a regional court.


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“The Supreme Court of the United States must clarify that district judges can decide no more than the cases before them — and it’s imperative that we restore the historic tradition that district judges do not set policy for the whole nation,” Pence told the Federalist Society.

“In the days ahead, our administration will seek opportunities to put this question before the Supreme Court — to ensure that decisions affecting every American are made either by those elected to represent the American people or by the highest court in the land,” Pence added.

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Justice Thomas seems to agree with the administration’s plan.

“I am skeptical that district courts have the authority to enter universal injunctions,” Thomas wrote. “These injunctions...
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