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Report from the Supreme Court: Arizona v. United States

Today the Supreme Court heard arguments in one of the big cases of the term, Arizona v. United States. Several justices, including Justice Stephen Breyer, expressed serious concerns about the law's impact on civil liberties, as they recognized that it might lead to prolonged detention while an officer investigates a person's immigration status. In response to those serious civil liberties concerns, Arizona was forced to retreat.
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