February 28, 2017

How The Courts Review Executive Orders

Steven D. Gordon

President Donald Trump has signed a dozen wide-ranging executive orders since taking office, and some of them have already been challenged in court. His executive order regarding immigration has been stayed by a federal district court in Washington and that stay was upheld by the Ninth Circuit. And a suit has been filed in the District of Columbia that challenges his executive order directing agencies to eliminate two existing regulations for every new regulation that they adopt.

This article discusses the legal framework under which the courts will review these (and other) executive orders.

READ: How The Courts Review Executive Orders (subscription may be required)

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