Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

State of Washington and State of Minnesota v. Trump

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Headlines,Immigration/Migration,Laws/Regulations,Presidency,Supreme Court/courts

http://www.ca9.uscourts.gov/content/view.php?pk_id=0000000860

Special site created with links to daily developments in the judicial case involving the declared travel ban on immigrants from seven nations imposed by President Trump.  From the U.S. Court for the Ninth Circuit

 

The United States Officially Withdraws from the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Categories: Foreign Trade/Investment,Treaties

https://ustr.gov/sites/default/files/files/Press/Releases/1-30-17%20USTR%20Letter%20to%20TPP%20Depositary.pdf

Copy of letter of withdrawal and disavowal of legal obligations from signature of February 2016.  From the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

 

Judge Neil Gorsuch

Categories: Supreme Court/courts

https://www.courtlistener.com/person/1250/neil-m-gorsuch/

Private site with biographical information and links to opinions written by Gorsuch.  From Court Listener

 

Neil Gorsuch’s Nomination to the Supreme Court: Initial Observations

Categories: Supreme Court/courts

https://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/gorsuch.pdf

Provides background biographical and judicial information.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

 

Withdrawal from International Agreements: Legal Framework, the Paris Agreement, and the Iran Nuclear Agreement

Categories: Foreign Trade/Investment,Laws/Regulations,Treaties

https://fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R44761.pdf

Examines the legal questions, both domestically and internationally, raised by potential U.S. withdrawal from international agreements.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists