|Justice Sonia Sotomayor, a part of the high court’s liberal wing and its first Hispanic justice, quizzed the solicitor general.|
Justices seem to side with Ariz. immigration law
Questions focus on whether state has power to act
Justices across the ideological spectrum appeared inclined to uphold a controversial part of Arizona’s aggressive 2010 immigration law, based on their questions Wednesday at a Supreme Court argument. “You can see it’s not selling very well,’’ Justice Sonia Sotomayor, a member of the court’s liberal wing and its first Hispanic justice, told Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli Jr., referring to a central part of his argument.