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Arizona S.B. 1070: A new Fourth Amendment fight looms

June 26, 2012 By: Keiron Jackman Category: Current Events, Headlines, Immigration

S.B. 1070 has no teeth

APLEBLOG readers should not have been surprised by the Supreme Court’s ruling on Arizona’s S.B. 1070. For the last two years APLEBLOG has been consistent in its stance on S.B. 1070’s unconstitutionality and the grounds by which it would be struck down. In all, three of the four challenged provisions were struck down and the one remaining provision was remanded to the state with instructions. Yet this is not the end. (more…)

Another win for AG Holder in the works, next stop Arizona

December 28, 2011 By: Keiron Jackman Category: Headlines, Immigration, Law, legal, Politics

Gov. Brewer and AG Holder from left to right, (photo: tmp)

A year and a half ago, I published an article on this blog called, “Arizona Law will be found unconstitutional?” The article is about the immigration-type law, S.B. 1070, signed by Gov. Jan Brewer on April 23, 2010 which was intended to curb the influx of undocumented aliens coming into Arizona or as Gov. Brewer put it, to protect Arizonans from the “murderous greed of drug cartels” and “destruction happening south of our international border that creeps its way north.” (more…)

DOJ files suit: Isn’t Arizona’s SB 1070 illegal?

July 09, 2010 By: Keiron Jackman Category: Headlines, Immigration, Law

Political Columnist

Maybe upon reading my post Arizona Immigration Law will be ruled unconstitutional Arizona’s legal and legislative teams decided to reconsider, rather revise SB 1070 in an effort to strengthen its constitutionality. Wishful thinking! Nevertheless the effort to clean up SB 1070 falls short of constitutionality leaving an opening for the Justice Department to deliver a case-ending one-two punch in court.