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Federal Judge who blocked Trump’s immigration ban a Whitman alum

Federal Judge who blocked Trump’s immigration ban a Whitman alum

Andrew Schwartz, News Editor

February 8, 2017

The Federal Judge who temporarily blocked President’s Trump’s controversial immigration ban is a Whitman graduate, with deep ties to the Whitman community. Judge James Robart ‘69 made international news last week for his ruling on a lawsuit filed by Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson. Judge Robart served on the Board of Trustees from 1999-2012 and was Chair of the ...

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