Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Litigation Begins to Unfold In Lawsuit Against SB 1070: Motion to Transfer

The Mexican-American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, the American Civil Liberties Union and other organizations who are challenging the constitutionality of the new Arizona immigration statute -- SB 1070 -- have requested that their case be transferred from Federal Magistrate Mark Aspey to Federal District Court Judge Susan Bolton. (Groups Seek New Judge in Immigration Challenge,, May 25, 2010). Judge Bolton is already handling one of the federal lawsuits pending against the new Arizona immigration legislation. Judge Bolton was nominated to the federal bench by President Bill Clinton in 2000.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Nuestras Voces welcomes passionate and respectful commentary. The administrator will delete comments that insult or threaten other blog participants or that fall outside of the bounds of respectful discourse. Trolling, spamming and other annoying behaviors are strictly prohibited. In the rare event that your post has been deleted, do not post comments regarding that fact. Peace!