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Trump Narrows Supreme Court Pick to 5 Names

Following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, President Donald Trump announced Monday that he had narrowed his pick to replace her on the Supreme Court to 5 names, vowing to appoint a woman and further adding that he would announce his choice on Friday or Saturday following RBG’s funeral.

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.

SCOTUS Textualism and Upcoming Cases

Justice Elena Kagan famously said, “We’re all textualist now.” But as a recent Wall Street Journal editorial points out, a world of difference exists between claiming textualism and applying it. Which way will SCOTUS swing?