"As long as there is not a direct conflict, which the federal
government did not do a very good job of pointing to today, the
Arizona law gets to stand under the Preemption Doctrine," says
Reason's Damon Root,
who was at the Supreme Court during Wenesday's oral arguments
surrounding Arizona's controversial immigration law. "The federal
government is saying that 'we have the power to stomp out all of
he state experiments in immigration law enforcement.