The League strives to ensure that government at every level works as effectively and fairly as possible. This involves continual attention to issues of transparency, a strong and diverse judiciary, appropriate government oversight, and funding.
The League of Women Voters of Arizona and the League of Women Voters of the U.S. joined this lawsuit challenging the recently-enacted SB 1070 in Arizona, purported to be an attempt to curb illegal immigration, that “will subject United States citizens and legal residents who are members of racial and ethnic minority groups, and particularly those who may be perceived to be somehow ‘foreign,’ to the disruption, stress, and humiliation of detention and interrogation.”
League of Women Voters of the United States staff David Ward, Specialist, and Zaida Arguedas, Senior Director, wrote an article on the “Quest for a More Diverse Judiciary” campaign published in Vol. 93, No.