The Court today granted review in the Federal government’s challenge to Arizona’s controversial immigration reform law, with Justice Kagan recusing herself from the case. SCOTUSblog has a nice summary of the law.
We have aligned the audio + transcripts for this week’s arguments and made some corrections to the transcripts in the process. (We provide all six audio files but the audio+transcripts in two cases argued on November 9 will be released on November 11). Two cases argued on November 7 and Nov ember 8 received considerable press attention: Zivotovsky v. Clinton and United States v. Jones.
Prof. Edward Harris discusses a curious case that has the potential to impact both the definition of political questions and the role of the courts in deciding them, and the relationship between Congress and the President in U.S. foreign relations.