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Arizona v. U.S.: Friend-of-the-Court Briefs

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Arizona v. United States *

 

Amicus Briefs Filed with the U.S. Supreme Court in Arizona v. U.S. — on Appeal from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit
(Most of the below links are to PDFs.)

Brief of the American Civil Liberties Union, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, National Immigration Law Center, ACLU of Arizona, Asian American Justice Center, Asian Pacific American Legal Center, National Day Laborer Organizing Network, and Friendly House v. Whiting Plaintiffs in Support of Respondent (filed 3/26/12)

Brief of State and Local Law Enforcement Officials in Support of Respondent (filed 3/26/12)

Brief of the United Mexican States in Support of Respondent  |  Exihibits filed with the brief (filed 3/26/12)

Motion of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay for Leave to Join the United Mexican States as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondent (filed 3/26/12)

Motion of the Republic of Haiti for Leave to Join the United Mexican States as Amicus Curiae in Support of Respondent (filed 3/26/12)

Brief of Cities, Counties, the U.S. Conference of Mayors, and the National League of Cities in Support of Respondent (filed 3/26/12)

Brief of Members of Congress in Support of Respondent (filed 3/26/12)

Brief for the States of New York, California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, Massachusetts, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Vermont in Support of Respondent (filed 3/26/12)

Brief of Former Arizona Attorneys General Terry Goddard and Grant Woods, and of Forty-Two Other Former Attorneys General, in Support of Respondent (filed 3/26/12)

Brief of Former Commissioners of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service in Support of Respondent (filed 3/26/12)

Brief for Madeleine K. Albright, William S. Cohen, Rudolph F. Deleon, Conrad K. Harper, Donald L. Kerrick, Lawrence J. Korb, John D. Negroponte, Davis R. Robinson, and William H. Taft IV in Support of Respondent (filed 3/26/12)

Brief of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, and the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in Support of Respondent (filed 3/26/12)

Brief of Arizona Employers for Immigration Reform, Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, American Subcontractors Association of Arizona, and Hill & Usher, L.L.C., in Support of Respondent (filed 3/26/12)

Brief of Service Employees International Union, United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, United Farm Workers of America, and Change to Win in Support of Respondent (filed 3/26/12)

Brief of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations in Support of Respondent (filed 3/26/12)

Brief for the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Southern Poverty Law Center, League of United Latin American Citizens, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, National Congress of American Indians, Legal Momentum, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, African American Ministers in Action, American Jewish Committee, Leadership Conference of Women Religious, and Other Civil Rights, Faith, and Community Organizations in Support of Respondent (filed 3/26/12)

Brief of the National Immigrant Justice Center and American Immigration Lawyers Assn. in Support of Respondent (filed 3/26/12)

Brief of National Council of La Raza, U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Hispanic National Bar Assn., Los Abogados Hispanic Bar Assn., and National Assn. of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials in Support of Respondent (filed 3/26/12)

Brief of Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice and National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers in Support of Respondent (filed 3/26/12)

Brief of the American Bar Association in Support of the Respondent (filed 3/26/12)

Brief of the Constitutional Accountability Center in Support of Respondent (filed 3/26/12)

Brief of the Rutherford Institute in Support of Respondent (3/26/12)

Brief of the Greater Houston Partnership (filed 3/26/12)

Brief of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York in Support of Respondent (filed 3/26/12)

Brief of the Anti-Defamation League in Support of Respondent (filed 3/26/12)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* Because Arizona is the petitioner in the case before the Supreme Court (and the U.S. is the respondent), this case, which originated as U.S. v. Arizona, is now called Arizona v. U.S.