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Arizonans for Official English v. Arizona

Docket No.: 95-974
Argued: December 4, 1996
Decided: March 3, 1997

Topics:

Judicial Power, Mootness, Article I, Civil Procedure, Civil Rights Act, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Comity, Eleventh Amendment, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Federalism, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Mootness, Supremacy Clause, immunity from suit, preliminary injunction, public schools, qualified immunity, stare decisis

PartyNames: ARIZONANS FOR OFFICIAL ENGLISH and Robert D. Park, Petitioners v. ARIZONA et al.
Petitioner: Arizonans for Official English
Respondent: Arizona

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 69 F.3d 920
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Arizonans for Official English
v.
Arizona
520 U.S. 43 (1997)
Other Citations: 117 S.Ct. 1055137 L.Ed.2d 170 (520 U.S.
Question:

Was a challenge to a state's efforts to make English its official language a justiciable controversy after the state employee who mounted the challenge left her government job?

Arizonans for Official English v. Arizona
ORAL ARGUMENT

December 04, 1996

Holding: vacated and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Arizona, 0 vote(s) against

Arizonans for Official English v. Arizona
Case Documents

1Opinion in Arizonans for Official English v. Arizona
2Opinion in Arizonans for Official English v. Arizona
Additional documents for this case are pending review.