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AILA Resources on the SB 1070 Supreme Court Case (Updated 6/28/12)

Cite as "AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 12062054 (posted Jun. 28, 2012)"

Court Documents & Decisions

Press Statements and Correspondence

Additional Resources

Official Agency Memos, Announcements & Statistics
  • DOJ has set up two hotlines to field SB 1070-related complaints. Call 855-353-1010 or e-mail sb1070@usdoj.gov to report civil rights violations in Arizona. Inquiries regarding the Supreme Court ruling should be directed to 202-514-3465 or oipl@usdoj.gov. AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 12062646. (Posted 06/26/12)

History of SB 1070
  • In April 2010, Arizona governor Jan Brewer signed the Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act" or, as it is commonly known, SB1070.
  • July 6, 2010- DOJ challenges SB1070 in federal court.
  • July 28, 2010- District court issues a partial injunction blocking portions of SB 1070 from taking effect.
  • July 29, 2010- Gov. Brewer and State of Arizona file an appeal to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
  • July 30, 2010- Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals denied State of Arizona's motion to expedite the preliminary injunction appeal.
  • April 11, 2011- Ninth Circuit held that the district court did not abuse its discretion by enjoining sections 2(B), 3, 5(C), and 6 of SB 1070, and affirmed the lower court's preliminary injunction preventing those provisions from taking effect.
  • April 25, 2012- Supreme Court Oral Arguments on Arizona v. United States
  • June 25, 2012 – United States Supreme Court Issues Decision in Arizona v. U.S.

Older AILA Press Statements & Correspondence

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