TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jul 8, 2019
Following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to not allow a citizenship question on the 2020 census, the Justice Department announced a major shakeup to its team of lawyers involved in the ongoing legal battle, NPR reports. Though the DOJ said last week it would begin printing the census forms without the question, the president tweeted shortly after that his administration was "absolutely moving forward" with pursuing the question's inclusion. The president's comments caught the attention of U.S. District Judge George Hazel, who called for an emergency hearing by phone last week.