Ninth Circuit Sua Sponte Requests Briefs on Possible Rehearing of Travel Ban

Ninth Circuit Sua Sponte Requests Briefs on Possible Rehearing of Travel Ban

When I first heard a Ninth Circuit judge had requested sua sponte for the parties in Washington v. Trump to submit briefs on whether an en banc panel should rehear the TRO challenge I thought there must be some mistake.

Sua sponte means on the initiative of the court, or on its own motion. A sua sponte action is very unusual as the tenets of our adversarial system normally rely upon the parties to bring desired motions to the court and not the other way around.

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, San Francisco

The Ninth Circuit does not lift the stay to Trump’s travel ban

The Ninth Circuit does not lift the stay to Trump’s travel ban

Anyone wondering about all the legal mumbo jumbo being bounced around to talk about the Ninth Circuit’s order in Washington v. Trump? Me too! So I read…

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