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  • Arizona v. United States--- Scalia's Dissenting Bench Statement

    06/25/2012 11:01:20 AM PDT · by thouworm · 66 replies
    Justice Antonin Scalia ^ | June 25, 2012 | Justice Antonin Scalia
    June 25, 2012 Justice Antonin Scalia Bench Statement Rich food for thought in Justice Scalia's dissenting Bench Statement. I have taken liberty to change paragraphing for easier reading (but note Scalia's use of italics). Scalia's last two paragraphs below. Full Bench Statement follows. ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Arizona bears the brunt of the countryís illegal immigration problem. Its citizens feel themselves under siege by large numbers of illegal immigrants who invade their property, strain their social services, and even place their lives in jeopardy. Federal officials have been unable to remedy the problem, and indeed have recently shown that they are simply unwilling...
  • Court strikes down most of Arizona immigration law, but leaves key provision in place (1070)

    06/25/2012 7:26:29 AM PDT · by pabianice · 350 replies
    SCOTUS strikes-down 3 of 4 S1170 provisions; says immigration is under federal control. One section -- allowing police to check immigration status after legal stopes -- sent back to 9th District Court for review.