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Who are the lawyers and judges debating Trump travel ban?

Two lawyers with broad experience before the U.S. Supreme Court argued for and against President Donald Trump's travel ban Monday before a panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Three judges appointed by President Bill Clinton heard the case over the executive order that targets six predominantly Muslim countries.

The attorneys who made the arguments for Hawaii and President Donald Trump:


Katyal, who represented Hawaii in the proceedings, is a former acting Solicitor General of the United States under President Barack Obama. A professor at Georgetown University Law Center, he has argued more than 30 cases before the United States Supreme Court.