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In Fight Over SB 1070, Arizona Makes an All-Too-Familiar Case to the Supreme Court

"The Supreme Court case involving Arizona SB 1070 has officially entered the home stretch. On Friday, the Justices announced that oral arguments will take place on the fourth Wednesday in April, making it the final case to be heard this term. Yesterday, Arizona filed its much-anticipated...

SB 1070 in the Supreme Court: Three views of what may happen and what it would mean

"Will the Supreme Court decide once and for all whether states can go it alone in immigration enforcement, or rule that enforcing immigration laws is the strictly the job of the federal government? It’s unlikely that the high court will issue a ruling on SB 1070 until June, unless ...

Supreme Court on Preemption: Arizona v. United States

"The question before the Court is whether federal law preempts and renders invalid four separate provisions of the state law. ... The issue is whether, under pre­emption principles, federal law permits Arizona to imple­ment the state-law provisions in dispute. ... Section 3 of S. B. 1070...