October 17, 2013
by Kimberly Bennett
The Louisiana Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down a state law that made it a crime for non-US citizens to drive a vehicle without carrying proof of lawful immigration status. The court found that the state law is preempted by federal law under the US Supreme Court's recent decision in Arizona v. ...[read more]
July 21, 2013
by Andrew Morgan
On April 25, 2012, the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Arizona v. United States. On June 25, 2012, the Court decided the legal fate of Arizona's highly controversial immigration laws, more commonly referred to as SB 1070. The Court ruled that three sections of the law intruded ...[read more]
July 20, 2013
by Zachariah Rivenbark
Although not directly addressed in the imminent controversy of Arizona v. United States, issues of education and illegal immigration have confronted the US government for decades. The Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act was first introduced in 2001 by Senator Orrin Hatch and ...[read more]
July 20, 2013
by Zachariah Rivenbark
On April 25, 2012, the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Arizona v. United States. On June 25, 2012, the Court decided the legal fate of Arizona's highly controversial immigration laws, more commonly referred to as SB 1070. The Court ruled that three sections of the law intruded ...[read more]
July 7, 2012
by Jaimie Cremeans
Lawyers for the state of Georgia argued Friday in court filings with the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit that its immigration law is constitutional under the recent US Supreme Court ruling in Arizona v. United States. The appeals court in March deferred ruling on challenges to ...[read more]
June 26, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer said Monday she is pleased with the US Supreme Court's decision upholding the a controversial section of Arizona's immigration law and that she is confident future enforcement will not violate the Constitution. The decision in Arizona v. United States, while striking ...[read more]
June 25, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
The US Supreme Court on Monday ruled 5-3 that three provisions of Arizona's controversial immigration law are preempted by federal law but upheld the most controversial provision. In Arizona v. United States, four specific provisions of the law were at issue: Section 2(B), which requires police ...[read more]
May 3, 2012
by Jonathan Cohen
JURIST Guest Columnist Geoffrey Hoffman of the University of Houston Law Center says that although racial and ethnic profiling arguments were not addressed last week in Arizona v. United States, SB 1070 has significant civil rights implications for those of Latino descent...Is it premature to call ...[read more]
April 29, 2012
by Caleb Pittman
JURIST Columnist Kevin Johnson, writing a special edition of the column authored by the faculty of the University of California, Davis School of Law, says that despite public concerns over racial profiling, the Supreme Court is focusing on issues of federalism in the case of Arizona v. United ...[read more]
April 25, 2012
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The US Supreme Court heard its final oral arguments of the term Wednesday in Arizona v. United States to determine whether Arizona's controversial immigration law is preempted by federal law. The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld an injunction last April before the law ever took ...[read more]

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