Clinton-appointed judges to decide Hawaii travel ban appeal

Source: Associated Press

By PAUL ELIAS

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Three judges appointed by President Bill Clinton will hear the appeal of Hawaii’s challenge to President Trump’s travel ban targeting six predominantly Muslim countries.

The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments in its Seattle courthouse on May 15.

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Virginia is considering a similar ruling on Monday.

The U.S. Supreme Court could take up the issue if the appeals courts issue contradictory decisions.

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