13, Dec 2013 - Groups trying to kybosh proof of citizenship voting requirements
PHOENIX — Attorneys for four Arizona groups involved with voter registration are trying to get a federal judge to kill a bid by Secretary of State Ken Bennett to require proof of citizenship from all
12, Dec 2013 - Phoenix, AZ 'Guns Save Lives' bus-stop ad back in Arizona court
"Guns Save Lives." Those words, set against the backdrop of a red heart, are the headline of a controversial bus-stop advertisement at the center of a three-year legal battle between city officials and civil-liberties advocates.
12, Dec 2013 - Breakwater Equity Announces Charges Dismissed Against Former Arizona Businessman Jack Rose
Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Warren J. Granville has dismissed the criminal charges that were pending against former Arizona businessman Jack Rose. The charges related to a
12, Dec 2013 - Federal court asked to rule on redistricting
PHOENIX — Supporters of the Independent Redistricting Commission want a federal court to rule that the Arizona Legislature has no right to challenge the voter-approved law. Attorney Tim Hogan is pointing out to the judges that the commission was created in 2000 not by the Legislature but by voters themselves. And the Arizona Constitution specifically precludes lawmakers from seeking to alter or ...
11, Dec 2013 - Phoenix, AZ Judge denies bid to bar media from Arizona trial
A judge denied a request from prosecutors and defense attorneys to ban all journalists from being in the courtroom during the retrial of a man charged with the murders of nine people at a Buddhist temple in metro Phoenix.
11, Dec 2013 - Arizona man pleads guilty in Ron Wilson case
A 22-year-old Arizona man has pleaded guilty in federal court to conspiracy to obstruct justice in the Ron Wilson silver Ponzi scheme, U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles said Wednesday
09, Dec 2013 - Tech giants weigh in on defamation lawsuit
From Twitter and Facebook to Amazon and Google, the biggest names of the internet are blasting a federal judge's decision allowing an Arizona-based gossip website to be sued for defamation by a former Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader convicted of having sex with a teenager.
09, Dec 2013 - Lawyer contends AZ abortion law a safeguard for 'postnatal eugenics'
PHOENIX — Three disability rights groups are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to let Arizona enforce its ban on abortions at 20 weeks as a necessary safeguard against “postnatal eugenics.”
09, Dec 2013 - Arizona case among first for federal appeals court to live stream
A federal appeals court that meets in San Francisco will soon stream some of its hearings.
09, Dec 2013 - Internet giants weigh in on defamation lawsuit against Arizona web site
From Twitter and Facebook to Amazon and Google, the biggest names of the Internet are blasting a federal judge's decision allowing an Arizona-based gossip website to be sued for defamation by a former Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader convicted of having sex with a teenager.
09, Dec 2013 - Former Lawmaker Daniel Patterson Wants Payout From Pima County and the City of Tucson
Former state lawmaker Daniel Patterson, who resigned from the Arizona Legislature last year after a messy domestic situation capped a rocky legislative career, has filed a federal lawsuit against Tucson and Pima County officials, claiming that they violated his legislative immunity from civil law enforcement while the Legislature is in session. Tim Hull of Courthouse News Service has the details ...
08, Sep 2013 - Killer testifies in McCluskey trial
On Monday, Tracey Province described how John McCluskey, his fellow Arizona prison escapee, executed a tourist couple they had carjacked in New Mexico.
03, Mar 2012 - Sheriff Joe Arpaio needles Obama: Birth certificate a forgery - The Christian Science Monitor
The outspoken sheriff of Maricopa ... in court. The sheriff's zeal for chasing illegal immigrants has made him a favorite among like-minded people, such as state Rep. Carl Seel, who plans to revive efforts to pass birther legislation in Arizona.
12, Dec 2011 - High court to look at state immigration laws - El Paso Times
WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court agreed Monday to rule on Arizona's controversial law targeting illegal immigrants. The justices said they will review a federal appeals court ... and new electoral maps for Texas' legislature and congressional ...