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Thomas A. Saenz, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)
Arizona's New Immigration Law: Is it Unconstitutional?
Description: In this Ruth Chance lecture, Thomas A. Saenz discussed the lawsuit that the civil rights organization he leads filed in federal court to block the enforcement of the unprecedented Arizona immigration statute signed into law by Arizona’s governor in April, 2010. Mr. Saenz also discussed what the law portends as more and more elected officials and political candidates call for replication of the statute across the United States.
Sponsor(s): Center for Latino Policy Research at UC Berkeley, Berkeley La Raza Law Journal, and Boalt Hall’s American Constitution Society. Sponsor: Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice