UPDATED: Announcing an on-line symposium on Arizona v. United States
on Jul 11, 2011 at 9:11 am
Next month the state of Arizona is expected to file a cert. petition seeking review of the Ninth Circuitâ€™s decision, which upheld a district courtâ€™s order enjoining the state from enforcing several sections of S.B. 1070, the stateâ€™s immigration law enforcement legislation. The Court will consider the petition later in the fall.Â Â Â In anticipation of the filing of the petition, this week SCOTUSblog will be featuring commentary on such topics as the likelihood that the Court will grant certiorari, how last Termâ€™s decision in Chamber of Commerce v. Whiting may affect the case, and whether S.B. 1070 is likely to survive the Courtâ€™s scrutiny if cert. is granted.
Our contributors include:
Roderick Hills, New York University
Carissa Hessick, Arizona State University
Kevin Johnson, University California, Davis
Larry Joseph, Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund
Hope Lewis, Northeastern University
Richard Samp, Washington Legal Foundation
Ilya Shapiro, Cato Institute
Rogers Smith, University of Pennsylvania
Peter Spiro, Temple University
Margret Stock, University of Alaska, Anchorage & Lane Powell PC
Carol Swain, Vanderbilt University
Update 7/14/2011: Lauren Gilbert, St. Thomas University School of Law, will also be participating.
Next week, we hope to have responses to the first weekâ€™s post from our contributors.Â As they are published, all of these pieces will be available on the homepage, as well as in our archives by navigating to â€œSpecial Featuresâ€ and clicking on â€œArizona v. United States ,â€ which will lead you to all the posts.
This is the first of several on-line symposia that we have planned for the summer.Â Other topics will include the Affordable Care Act, the battle over the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, and the impact of recent class action and arbitration decisions at the Court.