Plaintiffs in travel ban case voluntarily dismiss action
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Plaintiffs in travel ban case voluntarily dismiss action

The plaintiffs in the Hawaii v. Trump travel ban challenge voluntarily dismissed [notice, PDF] their action in federal district court Monday.

The third version of the controversial travel ban was upheld [JURIST report] at the end of the last Supreme Court term.

The travel ban was deemed to be within the scope of the executive’s powers in the 5-4 decision. Supreme Court Che if Justice John Roberts said in the decision that the”plaintiffs ha[d] not demonstrated a likelihood of success on the merits of their constitutional claim. The voluntary dismissal effectively ends the legal action.