23,985 words, apparently not much meaning

We’re talking about 8 U.S. Code ยง 1182 – Inadmissible aliens. Feel free to decide for yourself whether the words have any meaning. WSJ: “The court, which hears appeals from federal trial courts in California, Washington, Oregon, Hawaii, Alaska, Arizona, Nevada, Idaho and Montana, plus Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands, is undoubtedly the largest in the nation. It hears roughly 19% of the federal appellate caseload and has 29 judge seats; the next largest, based in New Orleans, has 17 seats. Critics point to figures showing that as of September, the court had 13,334 pending cases, far more than double the next busiest circuit. The court takes a median of around 14 months to reach a decision in a case, five and a half months slower than the national median.” HT to an AT piece that you should read. They’ve sure got a lot of judges in the 9th circuit; pity that they can’t read. Final point: 90 days now translates into irreparable harm.

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