As we gaze back on 2020 and say “good riddance” it might help to focus attention on some good news from last year lighting our way forward. This may be difficult since there were so many losses but here are a some that might not have received enough attention.
One other case seems to raise the possibility that the Supreme Court with its newly constituted membership is considering practical implications. A 2020 Supreme Court decision found that the administration’s decision terminating DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals immigration policy of the Obama administration which allowed some persons brought to America as children to apply to remain was reviewable and was arbitrary and capricious. In this case the Court also considered the practical consequences since to find otherwise would likely result in massive deportations.
Esquire, Colliton Law Associates, P.C. Janet Colliton has practiced law for over 38 years, 37 of them in Chester County, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Philadelphia. Her practice, Colliton Law Associates, PC, is limited to elder law, Medicaid, including advice, applications and appeals, and other benefits planning including Veterans benefits, life care and special needs planning, guardianships, retirement, and estate planning and administration.