Adam Klasfeld @KlasfeldReports Reporter, @CourthouseNews: NYC+Int’l. RTs=What's it to ya? adam[at]adamklasfeld[dot]com PGP Fingerprint: F427 EE3B 6F05 E5D5 785B 775B 2C74 683C 219D 91DC Jul. 05, 2019 1 min read

NEW: Judge Furman in SDNY won't hold a #2020Census conference "at this time" given the govt's "acknowledgment that this court's injunction" stands and it concedes it can't add a citizenship question to the surveys without "adopt[ing] a new rationale.'" @CourthouseNews

Reminder: The government plans to reveal its next steps to U.S. District Judge Hazel in Maryland by 2 p.m. today.

Here's the last letter it filed with Furman, before this order was issued.  https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6183397-DOJ-census-7-3-19.html 

This is the part of the letter that Judge Furman quoted in which the government mulls concocting "a new rationale" to add the citizenship question. That rather unabashed way of describing it did not escape the judge's attention.

One more thing: There could be more fireworks after the government reveals its plans at 2 p.m.

On Wednesday, Judge Hazel left open the possibility of "get[ting] on the phone after" the DOJ's announcement.  https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6182647-Census-Hearing-Transcript-7-3.html 


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