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Statement of Carolyn B. Lamm, President, American Bar Association, on Recently Enacted Arizona Immigration Law

The recently signed immigration law in Arizona runs contrary to the fundamental tenets of our Constitution relative to equal protection and due process. This draconian, and likely unconstitutional, law threatens to reverse nearly 50 years of civil rights advancements in our nation. It is, quite simply...

Celebrating and Reflecting on 20 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Twenty years ago this month, President George H.W. Bush signed into law the most sweeping anti-discrimination measure enacted by the Congress since the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 – the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”). The ADA, which then President Bush described...

Camreta v. Greene: Will the Supreme Court Reach an Important Fourth Amendment Issue Concerning the Questioning of Witnesses?

By Jay Shapiro, Partner Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP “If the Supreme Court finds its way to one of the critical issues in Camreta v. Greene , 588 F.3d 1011 (9th Cir. Or. 2009) (Free unenhanced version of the opinion available from lexisONE Free Case law), it will have the opportunity to address...