Judge Andrew Napolitano discussed the current status of the travel ban during a “Judge Napolitano’s Chambers” segment on Wednesday.
The Trump administration proposed the travel ban, halting migration from six Muslim-majority countries that sponsor terrorism.
The move was rendered unconstitutional by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in January, but in June, the Supreme Court announced that it had decided to review the case in October, following a recess. In the interim, certain parts of the ban could be put into action.
There were exceptions made to the travel ban, and those with close ties were to be allowed entrance. The exceptions included visa applicants who are able to prove a “bona fide” relationship with a U.S. citizen or entity.
As the feud between President Trump and the federal courts over the Executive Order Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States continues, Judge Napolitano explained the current progress of the ban in the segment, which can be viewed below.
Biography: Judge Andrew P. Napolitano (source: judgenap.com)
Judge Andrew P. Napolitano is a graduate of Princeton University and the University of Notre Dame Law School. He is the youngest life-tenured Superior Court judge in the history of the State of New Jersey. He sat on the bench from 1987 to 1995, when he presided over more than 150 jury trials and thousands of motions, sentencings, and hearings. Judge Napolitano taught constitutional law and jurisprudence at Delaware Law School for two years and at Seton Hall Law School for 11 years. He was often chosen by the students as their most outstanding professor. He returned to private practice in 1995, and began television work in the same year.
As Fox News’ Senior Judicial Analyst since 1998, Judge Napolitano broadcasts nationwide on the Fox News Channel throughout the day, Monday through Friday. He is nationally known for watching and reporting on the government as it takes liberty and property.
Judge Napolitano lectures nationally on the U.S. Constitution, the rule of law, civil liberties in wartime, and human freedom. He has been published in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, and numerous other publications. His weekly newspaper column is seen by millions every week.
The Judge is the author of seven books on the U.S. Constitution, two of which have been New York Times best sellers. His most recent book is Theodore and Woodrow: How Two American Presidents Destroyed Constitutional Freedom.
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