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Litigating Executive Power and Islamophobia

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February 1, 2017
Photograph of Dr. Amer Al Homssi's Visa

Attorney Thomas A. Durkin and Professor Bernard E. Harcourt are representing pro bono Dr. Al Homssi who was adversely affected by the Executive Order banning Muslims entered on January 29, 2017, and have challenged the constitutionality of the EO under the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment. Columbia Law School student Laura Baron (CLS '18) is the associate on this case and is providing extraordinary assistance.

The case is featured in The New Yorker Here.