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Supreme Court Blocks Key Provisions of Arizona Immigration Law – The Blog of Legal Times

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected key provisions in Arizona’s tough anti-immigration law, but let stand controversial police checks of immigration status.

In Arizona v. U.S., a 5-3 majority, led by Justice Anthony Kennedy, held that three of four provisions in the law challenged by the Obama Administration were preempted—or blocked—by federal immigration law. Justice Elena Kagan did not participate in the case.


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