AP: Judge: Indiana senators can’t defend immigration law

March 29, 2013

A federal judge on Friday rebuffed three Indiana lawmakers who asked to defend parts of the state’s immigration law in court after the attorney general declined to do so. U.S. District Judge Sarah Evans Barker, who has barred the 2011 law from taking effect until she can rule on its constitutionality, said allowing the senators to intervene would violate the state Constitution’s declaration that the attorney general’s office is state government’s sole legal representative. ... Read the full story by the AP.

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