I am a fan of Professor Turley–I have had some reservations about some of his comments-but one key point he makes is paramount, “…the opinion again shows the perils of presidents and their aides speaking publicly about litigation….” if only this White House Understood it.

JONATHAN TURLEY

donald_trump_president-elect_portrait_croppedDerrick_Kahala_WatsonLast night, U.S. District Judge Derrick K. Watson issued a
temporary restraining order
that prevents the second immigration order of President Donald Trump from going into effect on Thursday.  The 43-page opinion is scathing and relies not only on the statements of President Trump but the recent statements of his chief aide Stephen Miller.  While I respectfully disagree with Judge Watson and view his decision as contrary to the weight of existing case law, the opinion again shows the perils of presidents and their aides speaking publicly about litigation.

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