Saturday, July 14, 2012

July 25/San Francisco: Arizona v. United States: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

Was the Supreme Court's decision regarding Arizona's anti-immigrant law a victory or a loss in the fight for immigrants' rights?
Tom Saenz and Lucas Guttentag, two of the country's foremost leaders in the fight for immigrants' rights, will discuss the Supreme Court's recent ruling on the constitutionality of the Arizona's immigration law, SB 1070.  How does the ruling fit into the Court's jurisprudence regarding the role of state and local officials in enforcing federal immigration law?  Was the Court's decision to find three of the four provisions of the law pre-empted while leaving what is perhaps the most troubling provision intact a victory or a loss for immigrants' rights?  What does the Court's decision say about forthcoming as-applied challenges to the law?
San Francisco: Arizona v. United States: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Duane Morris LLP
One Market Plaza - Spear Tower 22nd Floor
San Francisco, CA
American Constitution Society Bay Area (San Francisco and Oakland area) Lawyer Chapter

  • Lucas Guttentag, Robina Foundation Distinguished Senior Research Scholar, Lecturer in Law, Yale Law School; Founding Director, Senior Counsel, Immigrants' Rights Project, American Civil Liberties Union Foundation
  • Thomas A. Saenz, President, General Counsel, Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF)
  • Moderated by: Greta S. Hansen, Lead Deputy County Counsel, Impact Litigation & Social Justice Section, Santa Clara County Counsel's Office

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ACS is a State Bar of California MCLE Provider and is offering 1.0 MCLE hour for this event.
A special thanks to Duane Morris LLP for providing beverages for this event.

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