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Why Should a Single Federal Judge Be Able to Make Law for the Whole Country?

John Fund, National Review

Confusion about the proper role of the courts extends to many of our sitting judges. Last month, while the Supreme Court narrowly upheld the so-called Trump travel ban, Justice Clarence Thomas raised an issue that the next Supreme Court justice may have to weigh in on. Why is it, he asked, that a single federal district judge can impose an injunction blocking a presidential executive order in all 50 states even if none of his colleagues (599 district judges) thinks it’s a good idea?

https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/07/federal-district-judges-should-not-make-immigration-law-for-whole-country/