Photo enforcement may be gone from Arizona highways, but its revenue is not forgotten.Read More »
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Judges in the state’s justice courts are redrawing their precinct boundaries, a process that attracts little public attention but carries a full measure of political drama and intensity.
And Justice of the Peace Lester Pearce oversees the politically-partisan process of redrawing Maricopa County’s justice court districts.
Merit selection proponents had to give ground this year in the annual struggle to do away with the state’s system of choosing judges.Read More »
A judge on April 14 struck down motions by former County Attorney Andrew Thomas to dismiss an attorney discipline cases against him.Read More »
A switch to using a single drug for lethal injection would be a victory of sorts for a group of condemned Arizona prisoners who lost in court when they attempted to outlaw the state’s execution procedures.Read More »
Arizona’s courts have agreed with legislative leaders to a proposed merit selection ballot measure that would lengthen the terms of judges, keeps senate confirmation out of the process and diminishes the State Bar’s role.Read More »
While efforts to drastically change Arizona’s school finance system have not materialized in recent years at the Legislature, two lawsuits that aim to do that are creeping through Maricopa County Superior Court.Read More »
A state Court of Appeals decision upholds the Arizona Corporation Commission's requirement that regulated electric utilities get some of their power from solar and other renewable sources.Read More »
The Supreme Court rejected a challenge Monday to an Arizona tax break that directs millions of dollars to private religious schools.Read More »
The execution of Eric King reveals the imprecision in choosing who should be condemned, say death penalty observers.Read More »