“ARBITRARY AND CAPRICIOUS:” HOW – AND WHY – COURTS ARE DEFENDING HUMAN NEEDS PROGRAMS AGAINST TRUMP’S RELENTLESS ATTACKS
by David Elliot, Voices for Human Needs (Coalition for Human Needs)
It has happened more than a dozen times, and that could be a quite conservative estimate: in federal courthouse after federal courthouse, in all regions of the country, judges have ruled the Trump Administration’s actions to be “arbitrary and capricious.”
At Voices for Human Needs, we wondered: why do those words keep coming up? What is the Trump Administration’s track record in the courtroom? And what does this mean for advocates of a human needs agenda?