Tag Archives: David Selden

Reality versus rhetoric in the SB1062 debate


Though the word “gay” appears nowhere in the innocuous-looking two-page bill that has placed Arizona in the national spotlight, opponents call SB1062, which is awaiting Gov. Jan Brewer’s action, an outright attack on gay rights of a monumental level.

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Attorneys: Don’t count us out yet

Phoenix attorney David Selden, one of the lawyers fighting the employer sanctions law, wouldn’t make any predictions, but disputed the AP’s proclamation that it seems the court will uphold the employer sanctions statute.

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Employer sanctions coming up short (access required)

Arizona's employer sanctions law has been in effect for 21 months, yet no businesses have been shut down over hiring practices. In fact, there hasn't yet been a single business forced to defend itself in court. But now, one lawmaker wants to change all that by giving county attorneys more enforcement powers.

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