Government returns to Supreme Court on military transgender ban

Last month the Trump administration asked the justices to allow it to bypass the courts of appeals and immediately take up three cases (here, here and here) challenging the government’s ban on service in the military by most transgender individuals. Today the administration was back at the Supreme Court, giving the government a back-up option: If the justices don’t want to bypass the courts of appeals, they should at least allow the government to enforce the ban while the appeals play out. The application for emergency relief was the second one this week from the government, which on Tuesday asked the justices to allow it to enforce a policy that would bar immigrants who enter the country illegally along the southern border from seeking asylum. These kinds of requests for emergency relief have been made necessary, the Trump administration contended, because the lower courts have often gone too far, thwarting the government’s efforts to implement…

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