Arizona dreamers went to bed Tuesday night still not knowing if the U.S. Supreme Court will allow them to drive legally. But what the justices think, at least now, may not matter. If they do not act, then the legal wheels start in motion and the state will be told to start issuing licenses.Read More »
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The decision on whether “dreamers” get to drive legally in Arizona is going right down to the wire. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has given challengers of the law until Tuesday morning, to tell him why the court should reject a request by Gov. Jan Brewer to delay a federal court ruling in favor of those accepted into the federal government’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court this afternoon refused to hold up a federal appellate court ruling which voided an Arizona law denying bail to some people not in this country legally.Read More »
Monday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning key provisions in Arizona's illegal immigration law opens the door for courts to strike down similar provisions in states that have tried to make it a crime to live and work in the U.S. illegally.Read More »
Supporters of Arizona's SB1070 commended the U.S. Supreme Court today for upholding a key provision in the immigration law that they say is its most important section.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that Arizona can require police officers to check the immigration status of people they stop, but struck down three other provisions of SB1070 that put teeth into the state’s ability to enforce immigration laws.Read More »
Opponents of Arizona’s voter identification law asked the U.S. Supreme Court Monday to let a lower court decision take effect that would end the state’s requirement of proof of citizenship for voter registration.Read More »
Kagan’s recusal creates possibility of tie vote
The last oral argument of the U.S. Supreme Court’s term was an explosive one, as the justices considered whether SB1070 is preempted by federal law.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer is confident that the U.S. Supreme Court will uphold Arizona’s landmark illegal immigration law.
The Supreme Court today announced that it would hear Arizona’s appeal of a 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling that SB1070 is unconstitutional because it is preempted by federal law.
An Arizona inmate's scheduled execution Thursday is still on. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy Wednesday denied a stay of execution for Richard Lynn Bible.Read More »