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If You Want To Be A Politician In Arizona You Better Speak English

A state law mandating elected officials be at least "minimally proficient in English" doesn't violate anyone's right to participate in government, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled on Friday. The case first hit Arizona's lower courts when the mayor of San Luis claimed a city council candidate couldn't read, write, or speak English and should thus be disqualified, The Wall Street Journal's Law Blog reported Friday.
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Arizona Court: Public Office Requires English Proficiency

Industries / Law : Law Blog - WSJ.com (2 years ago)

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US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (3 years ago)

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