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Kate O’Brien Quoted in The Associated Press

March 4, 2019

TDR partner Kate O'Brien spoke to The Associated Press about recent rulings TDR secured for our client the United States Conference of Mayors in City of Evanston and United States Conference of Mayors v. Sessions. The lawsuit challenges the Attorney General's decision to impose unlawful, immigration-related conditions on the receipt of federal grant funds under the Byrne JAG program. The Conference represents the interests of cities throughout the country, and brought the lawsuit on behalf of its members. O'Brien told The Associated Press that in the Conference's case, and in similar cases pending across the country, courts have "found the attorney general is not authorized to impose these conditions."

The article ran in multiple publications, including The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, and The Denver Post. To read the full article on the AP website, please click here.

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