The justices will consider the Trump administration’s bid to limit the evidence that can be used in the challenge, which has been the subject of a trial in federal court in New York. The court will hear arguments Feb. 19.
18-557 IN RE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, ET AL. The petition for a writ of mandamus is treated as a petition for a writ of certiorari. The petition for certiorari is granted. Petitioners’ brief on the merits is to be filed on or before Monday, December 17, 2018. Respondents’ brief on the merits is to be filed on or before Thursday, January 17, 2019. The reply brief is to be filed on or before Monday, February 4, 2019. The case is set for oral argument on Tuesday, February 19, 2019.