Supreme Court Restricts Federal Deportation

Wochit - April 17, 2018

The US Supreme Court has ruled that a federal provision for deporting foreigners in unconstitutional. The nation's top court ruled 5-to-4 against the federal law that allows authorities to deport foreigners convicted of a 'crime of violence.' Justice Neil Gorsuch joined his liberal colleagues by ruling against a specific clause within the Immigration and Nationality Act. According to Gorsuch, the phrase 'crime of violence' is too vague, adding that the Constitution demands more of an explanation. Gorsuch stated that the invalidated provision left judges to independently use their intuition, leaving people to their fates..

Advertisement

Recent related news

This story will be updated. President Donald Trump has appointed Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill the Supreme Court seat that will be vacated by Justice Anthony...
1 week ago • PolitiFact

In its judgment dated 14 March 2018 and numbered 4A_417/2017, the Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland ruled that the Swatch Group AG had a legal interest in...
3 days ago • Mondaq

On 12 July 2018, the German Federal Supreme Court (Bundesgerichtshof – "BGH") ruled that a Facebook user account passes to the user's heirs (Case no. III ZR...
13 hours ago • Mondaq

Two candidates on President Donald Trump’s list of potential Supreme Court nominees, federal appeals court Judges Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett, were...
1 week ago • USATODAY.com

Recent related videos


Wochit News -   â–¶  00:36



Newsy Studio -   â–¶  00:48



Newsy Studio -   â–¶  02:46



Newsy Studio -   â–¶  00:42


You might like