The napkin with crayon scribbling on it that Trump’s lawyers submitted was somehow… granted? by Judge Cannon, whom we now know to be a complete MAGA hack. This ruling was such an embarrassment to the rule of law that even Republican judges will recognize it. So what comes next? What will an appeal look like? Also Andrew covers the brilliant strategy undertaken by DoJ lawyers that will give them an advantage in this next step. Before that, more on the Alaska ranked choice election, and can states charge income tax on student loan forgiveness?
Links: Kel McClanahan article, 28 U.S. Code § 1292 – Interlocutory decisions, Hoosiers will be taxed hundreds of dollars on student loan forgiveness, AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT OF 2021, 26 U.S. Code § 108 – Income from discharge of indebtedness, 42 U.S. Code § 300gg – Fair health insurance premiums
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