“But there was little indication that the Trump administration has fully complied with the court orders — or that Trump’s inner circle even believed the administration had to do so.” (emphasis added)

“Disobeying a court order ‘is a big deal for any government official — federal, state, local, executive, legislative, whatever,’ said Abner Greene, a law professor at Fordham University. ‘Obedience to specific court orders is what keeps us from being a banana republic or fascist dictatorship. That’s a really big deal.’”