Second Federal Lawsuit Against Arizona?

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WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder said the U.S. Department of Justice could launch a second lawsuit against Arizona's controversial new immigration law if it finds instances of racial profiling, reports El Diario/La Prensa. The first lawsuit against SB 1070 did not address the problem of racial profiling because it focused on constitutionality. In six months or a year, the Department of Justice plans to study the impact of the law on racial profiling. In an interview with CBS, Holder said that if any instances of racial profiling are found, "We would have the tools to initiate a lawsuit on that basis." Arizona Governor Jan Brewer told the Associated Press that she expects to implement the law without falling into racial profiling, which is contrary to state and federal law.
 

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