• ACLU, Department of Justice, Immigration, Racism

    Arizona, Here Come the Lawsuits

    As we mentioned in Morning Docket, the lawsuits are coming for Arizona’s new immigration law. First up, the ACLU. Bloomberg reports: The American Civil Liberties Union is leading a court challenge to Arizona’s new law targeting illegal immigration, claiming the measure would allow unconstitutional racial profiling by police. A group of civil rights organizations led […]

    113 Comments / / May 18, 2010 at 3:39 PM
  • Barack Obama, Politics

    Birthers, Are You Happy Now?

    The state of Arizona — best known for being one of the last states to recognize Martin Luther King Jr. Day — has just given birthers a minor victory. The WSJ Law Blog reports: The Arizona House approved a bill Wednesday that would require presidential candidates to show his or her birth certificate in order […]

    453 Comments / / Apr 22, 2010 at 11:48 AM