Epstein Becker Green Cited in “Texas Federal Judge Blocks $3.6B in Border Wall Funding”

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Epstein Becker Green attorneys’ pro bono work focusing on the constitutionality of southern border wall national emergency declaration was cited in Law360, in “Texas Federal Judge Blocks $3.6B in Border Wall Funding,” by Hailey Konnath. (Read the full version – subscription required.)

Following is an excerpt:

A Texas federal judge issued a nationwide injunction Tuesday blocking the Trump administration’s plan to put $3.6 billion in defense funding toward a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, ruling the administration overstepped its authority when it tried to augment Congress’ allocation for the wall with the funds. …

The plaintiffs are represented by O’Melveny & Myers LLP, the Protect Democracy Project, the Niskanen Center, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, Epstein Becker Green, Laurence H. Tribe and John C. Padalino.

Related reading:

December 12, 2019, Law360: Epstein Becker Green Featured in “Law360’s Weekly Verdict: Legal Lions & Lambs,” by Aebra Coe. (Read the full version – subscription required.)