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High court hints at OK on Arizona immigration law

WASHINGTON — Bucking the Obama administration, Supreme Court justices seemed to find little trouble Wednesday with major parts of Arizona’s tough immigration law that require police to check the legal status of people they stop for other reasons. But the ...

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Gene Policinski: Arizona anti-bullying law imperils free speech

The First Amendment’s protection for free speech seems fairly unlimited — an unambiguous provision included in just 45 simple words that begin with “Congress shall make no law …” No intricate phrases, no flowery modifiers. We even have a common ...

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Supreme Court to look at state immigration laws

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed Monday to rule on Arizona’s controversial law targeting illegal immigrants. The justices said they will review a federal appeals court ruling that blocked several tough provisions in the Arizona law. One of those requires ...

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Ariz. governor asks high court to hear immigration law appeal

PHOENIX — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer filed an appeal Wednesday with the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that put on hold key parts of the state’s immigration enforcement law. The appeal comes as Brewer faced a deadline for ...

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Ruling goes against former U.S. Rep. Rick Renzi

PHOENIX — A federal appeals court has rejected a bid by former U.S. Rep. Rick Renzi to block the Arizona Republican’s trial on corruption charges. Renzi argued that prosecution evidence concerning negotiations on proposed real estate deals was improperly presented ...

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