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The Radicalism of the Anti-Arizona Suit

July 15, 2010 politisite 0

If nothing else, the state of Arizona has smoked out the Obama administration. To make the case that the Arizona immigration law conflicts with, and therefore is preempted by, federal law, the Justice Department has to make an extraordinary claim — that the federal laws as written don’t matter so much. The drafters of the Arizona statute, S.B. 1070, were careful to mimic specific federal laws, but that’s not good […]