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Donald Trump and the full-employment-for-lawyers presidency

April 4th, 2017 by efitzpatrick

David A. Logan, professor of law and former dean of the RWU School of Law, who has studied and written extenstively about First Amendment issues:

One thing you can say for Donald Trump’s presidency: He sure keeps lawyers busy.

Within weeks of taking office, he suddenly rolled out immigration rules that banned entrance to travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries, creating chaos and great anxiety at many airports. But that action was immediately challenged by state attorneys general and held unconstitutional by federal judges. And it brought hundreds of pro bono lawyers to airports across the country to help innocent people caught up in a Kafkaesque regime.