Federal judge dismisses Arizona counterclaim over immigration law

[JURIST] A federal judge for the US District Court for the District of Arizona [official website] on Friday dismissed a counterclaim [order, PDF] filed by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) [official website] and state Attorney General Tom Horne [official profile] against the US government in the lawsuit challenging the controversial Arizona immigration law [SB 1070 materials; JURIST news archive]. While the court ruled that Arizona had standing to bring the counterclaim, the court barred several counts in the claim because…

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