Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer abruptly suspends state’s attorney general from illegal immigrant law defense

Andrew Malcolm Los Angeles Times 5/28/2010

A sudden new twist in the ongoing rhetorical and legal struggle over Arizona’s tough new law to round up illegal immigrants.

Late Friday night as the Memorial Day weekend began, Arizona’s Republican Gov. Jan Brewer, in effect, suspended the state’s Democratic attorney general from defending the new law in […]

Arizona governor Brewer removes attorney general from defense of immigration law

JJ Hensley and Casey Newton The Arizona Republic 5/29/2010

The U.S. Justice Department is still considering whether it will sue to block the implementation of Arizona’s new illegal-immigration law, which takes effect July 29.

But an announcement from Gov. Jan Brewer late Friday night casts doubt on whether Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard will defend […]