The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation appeared loath to coordinate many of the cases that came up on Thursday, including one involving record requests over the enforcement of President Donald Trump’s travel ban.
At a hearing in Los Angeles, the panel’s judges frequently asked why the lawyers couldn’t coordinate among themselves. A Justice Department lawyer hoping to coordinate 13 lawsuits brought by the American Civil Liberties Union over the travel ban got the coldest reception.
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