Chamber of Commerce v. Candelaria

Chamber of Commerce v. Whiting

Chamber of Commerce v. Whiting
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Supreme Court of the United States
Argued December 8, 2010
Decided May 26, 2011
Full case name Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America et al. v. Michael B. Whiting et al.
Docket nos. 09–115
Prior history dismissed for lack of jurisdiction sub nom.Arizona Contractors Ass'n, Inc. v. Napolitano (Arizona Contractors I), 526 F.Supp.2d 968 (D. Ariz., 2007); refiled, judgement for defendants sub nom. Arizona Contractors Ass'n, Inc. v. Candelaria (Arizona Contractors II), 534 F.Supp.2d 1036. (D. Ariz., 2008); affirmed sub nom. Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc. v. Napolitano, 558 F.3d 856 (9th. Cir., 2009); certiorari granted, 561 U.S. ___ (2010)
Court membership
Case opinions
Majority Roberts, joined by Scalia, Kennedy, Alito; Thomas (except as to Parts II–B and III–B)
Dissent Breyer, joined by Ginsburg
Dissent Sotomayor
Kagan took no part in the consideration or decision of the case.

Chamber of Commerce v. Whiting, 563 U.S. ___ (2011) is a decision by the Supreme Court of the United States that upheld an Arizona state law that punished businesses that hire illegal aliens.


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