The Los Angeles Times, 13 December 2011
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13 décembre 2011
David G. Savage
Reporting from Washington The Supreme Court will decide in coming months whether Arizona and other states can target illegal immigrants for arrest, setting the stage for an election-year ruling that will vault the justices into the contentious political debate over efforts to crack down on immigration violators.
The announcement means that the justices will rule next year on three highly partisan issues, including a challenge to President Obama
's signature healthcare law and a voting rights case in Texas. Those rulings could play an election role not seen since a 1992 ruling to limit some abortion rights energized women's rights groups and helped propel Bill Clinton
into the White House