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O’Grady quoted in 'USA Today'
recently was quoted in
on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on SB 1070, titled “In Ariz. Law’s wake, other states forge ahead.”
In the article, O’Grady said the court did not give a full-throated endorsement of the portion of Arizona’s law that it upheld.
“Instead, the court said that part of the law needs to go into effect before courts can get a sense of how it will be used,” O’Grady told
. “All the court did was say that the timing of this is such and the language of the statute is such that we cannot say on its face that it is pre-empted (by federal law),” O’Grady said.
Read the article
. The article also ran in the
and other newspapers across the country.
O’Grady teaches Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Professional Responsibility, and an upper-class seminar on the U.S. Supreme Court. Her current research focuses on constitutional law and law and social psychology. In her most recent article,
"The Role of Speculation in Facial Challenges",
Professor O’Grady offers a framework for analyzing constitutional facial challenges of novel state statutes before they go into effect in the state.