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Supreme Court tees up census case over whether Trump can exclude undocumented immigrants
The court's announcement teed up oral arguments in the case for Nov. 30, an ACCELERATED timeline that paves the way for a potential decision before the Census Bureau is set to deliver the population counts to Trump's desk at the end of the year.
mmm, while the DNC Axes of Assets agitated to extend census collection to 31 Oct, congress failed to modify the statutory reporting deadline, which Census Bureau requested last summer, to April 2021.

Trump v New York

(1) Whether a group of states and local governments have standing under Article III of the Constitution to challenge a July 21, 2020, memorandum by President Donald Trump instructing the secretary of commerce to include in his report on the 2020 census information enabling the president to exclude ["]noncitizens["] from the base population number for purposes of apportioning seats in the House of Representatives;
and (2) whether the memorandum is a permissible exercise of the president's discretion under the provisions of law governing congressional apportionment.

NO, NO, LOL. btw, For all the agita forthcoming the 9th associate justice, don't expect an opinion before 2 Jan 2021 or even 30 Jan--allowing a new admin DOJ to moot the petition and decision.

by Cat on Sat Oct 17th, 2020 at 04:10:17 PM EST
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