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Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue: School Choice & Religious Organizations

This week the United States Supreme Court overturned a Montana Supreme Court ruling that prohibited state funding from going to religious schools via a scholarship fund. Besides its substantive constitutional issues, the case demonstrates the procedural interplay between administrative agencies, state constitutions, and the federal Supreme Court.

The DACA Case and the Federal APA

On June 18, the United States Supreme Court released its opinion in Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California, which held that the Trump Administrations attempt to rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) was arbitrary and capricious, and therefore failed.