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DACA rally at SCOTUS Demonstrators outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington during oral arguments in November at the DACA cases. Credit: Diego M. Radzinschi / ALM

The Trump administration’s U.S. Justice Department failed twice in the latest U.S. Supreme Court term to persuade the justices to curb the power of federal judges to issue nationwide injunctions.

The Justice Department has been waging a fight in courts and before the public against district courts’ use of these injunctions since the beginning of the Trump administration. In the administration’s first two years, the department reported, courts issued 25 nationwide injunctions or restraining orders against administration policies.

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Marcia Coyle

Marcia Coyle, based in Washington, covers the U.S. Supreme Court. Contact her at [email protected]. On Twitter: @MarciaCoyle

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