The issues in State of Washington v. Trump can be framed broadly or narrowly. If framed broadly, the issues may have notable impacts as precedent that goes to the tripartite structure of our government, and the extent to which courts can, should, or will “look behind” the actual words of an executive order. The brief filed last night by the states is online at this page of the Civil Rights Clearinghouse. Kudos to that group.

Also, we extracted the supporting  Declaration of Former National Security Officials; see this page of Scribd for those pages only.  We also put online a “reduced size” version of the entire 101 pages of the brief and its attachments; see this page of Scribd. The “reduced size” version is easier to download and/or email or …..