Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Breaking News: Federal District Court Enjoins Key Provisions of Arizona SB 1070

Judge Susan Bolton, U.S. District Court Judge in Phoenix, Arizona, in United States v. Arizona has issued a preliminary injunction barring key provisions (Portion of Sections 2, Section 3, Portion of Section 5, and Section 6)) of Arizona SB 1070 from going into effect tomorrow.  Here is the order.  Download 2010-07-28 Az Decision  Analysis to follow.

The court ruled primarily on federal preemption grounds.  I hate to tell you but I cannot resist:  I told you so.  (and see here for an exclamation point).

POSTSCRIPT: Here are some of my thoughts on the ruling on the N.Y. Times Blog "Room for Debate."

KJ

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