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US Justice Department headquarters in Washington. Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM

The U.S. Justice Department on Monday announced a new team of lawyers in court cases backing the Trump administration’s drive to put a citizenship question on the 2020 census, despite a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that called the government’s motivations “contrived” and upheld an injunction blocking the effort.

Mike Scarcella

Mike Scarcella is a senior editor in Washington on ALM Media's regulatory desk. Contact him at mscarcella@alm.com. On Twitter: @MikeScarcella. Mike works on a slate of newsletters: Supreme Court Brief | Higher Law | Compliance Hot Spots | Labor of Law.

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C. Ryan Barber

C. Ryan Barber, based in Washington, covers government affairs and regulatory compliance. Contact him at cbarber@alm.com. On Twitter: @cryanbarber

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