SYNOPSIS: The United States sued petitioners, the State of Arizona and the Governor of Arizona, seeking a determination that Ariz. Rev. Stat. Ann. §§ 11-1051(B), 13-1509, 13-2928(C), and 13-3883(A)(5) were preempted by federal law. The U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona enjoined the State from enforcing the statutes, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed. The U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari.
OUTCOME: The Supreme Court affirmed the Ninth Circuit's decision in part, reversed it in part, and remanded the case. 5-3 Decision; 3 dissents; 1 abstention.---
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