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Public Advisory #2 – Argument Day Information for No. 18-2486, In re: Trump and No. 18-2488, District of Columbia v. Trump

December 12, 2019
En Banc Panel:  
Chief Judge Roger L. Gregory
Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III
Judge Paul V. Niemeyer
Judge Diana Gribbon Motz
Judge Robert B. King
Judge G. Steven Agee
Judge Barbara Milano Keenan
Judge James A. Wynn, Jr
Judge Albert Diaz
Judge Henry F. Floyd
Judge Stephanie D. Thacker
Judge Pamela A. Harris
Judge Julius N. Richardson
Judge A. Marvin Quattlebaum, Jr.
Judge Allison Jones Rushing
Presenting Arguments: No. 18-2486
Hashim M. Mooppan
Deputy Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice
Respondents – Loren L. AliKhan, Solicitor General for the District of Columbia

No. 18-2488
Appellant – Patrick Strawbridge, Consovoy McCarthy Park, PLLC
Appellees - Leah J. Tulin, Assistant Attorney General for the State of Maryland

Date & Time: Oral argument will begin at 9:00 a.m. on December 12, 2019. Each side is allowed 30 minutes of oral argument time per case, with 30 minutes per side in each case.
Location: Lewis F. Powell, Jr., U.S. Courthouse, 1000 East Main Street, Richmond VA.
Butzner En Banc Courtroom (Room 201) (Live) - a limited number of passes will be available for public seating.

Overflow: Red Courtroom (Room 412) (Audio-Video Feed)
Security Screening: Photo identification is required. Do not bring restricted items, such as electronic devices, weapons, food, or beverages. See Electronic Device Policy.
Live Audio:  
Live audio will begin at 9:00 a.m. at:  The MP3 audio file will be available approximately an hour after the argument concludes at:
Media representatives with reserved seating must check in at the Butzner En Banc Courtroom (Room 201) by 8:30 a.m. or your reserved seat will be subject to release.

Media representatives who have received advance permission from the court to bring equipment into the courthouse to access C-Span's shared feed must arrive in time to complete their set-up by 8:30 a.m. Media representatives may use their electronic equipment only for the purpose of airing the live audio feed; other uses are prohibited. Use of electronic devices in all courtrooms is prohibited.
Public Gatherings:  
Press conferences, media interviews and other public gatherings must be conducted off the Courthouse property and Courthouse steps and must not impede public access to the Courthouse.
Case Information:
The briefs filed by the parties are available at