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Supreme Court says Trump administration can shut down census count now, despite fears of an undercount

 

October 14, 2020



The Trump administration may shut down the census count now, after the Supreme Court on Tuesday put on hold a judicial order keeping the count going through the end of the month.

The court, as is common in emergency applications, did not provide a reason. Justice Sonia Sotomayor was the only justice to record her dissent.

“The harms caused by rushing this year’s census count are irreparable,” Sotomayor wrote. “And respondents will suffer their lasting impact for at least the next 10 years.”

https://www.texastribune.org/2020/10/13/census-count-supreme-court/

 

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