Sunday, June 12, 2011

Arizona Hires Paul Clement to Defend Immigration Law

It was reported last week
that Paul Clement, Solicitor General under President George W. Bush and former King & Spalding partner who left the firm after the controversy surrounding his agreement to represent the House of Representatives in defending the Defense of Marriage Act dropped the House as client a week later. has agreed to represent the state of Arizona in seeking review in the Supreme Court of the Ninth Circuit decision gutting most of S.B. 1070, the state's enforcfement-oriented immigration law.  Arizona Governor Jan Brewer made the decision and announced that she hired Clement to handle Arizona's certiorari petition to the U.S. Supreme Court.  Download BrewerSelectsAttorneyPaulClement[1]


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