SAN FRANCISCO — If Judge John Noonan’s treatment of the U.S. government’s lawyer today is any indication of how the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals might rule on Arizona’s controversial immigration laws, the Obama administration hasn’t landed a knockout blow.

The panel did signal it would rule against Arizona on the section that criminalizes the failure to apply for and carry registration papers. And the administration seems poised to prevail on a provision making it a crime for unauthorized immigrants to look for or perform work.

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