US, Ariz. Take Immigration Debate To 9th Circ.

Law360, New York (November 1, 2010, 3:41 PM EDT) -- A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Monday grilled attorneys for the U.S. and Arizona over what role local officials should play in enforcing federal immigration laws, as the appeals court weighs whether to vacate an injunction blocking parts of Arizona's controversial immigration law.

The three-judge panel heard the oral arguments as part of the state's expedited appeal of a July ruling by Judge Susan Bolton of the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, which slapped a preliminary...
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