A lawsuit filed by public interest law firms on behalf of homeowners tries to block Arizona from using part of a foreclosure settlement to help balance the next state budget.Read More »
The Department of Justice and Rep. Ben Arredondo’s attorneys plan to keep the evidence against the indicted Tempe lawmaker secret to protect ongoing investigations.
The two sides have asked a federal judge to sign off on their agreement to keep evidence from going public.
Taking a cue from a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judge, a First Amendment group is asking a federal judge to let the public view more of an execution than what is permitted.Read More »
It looks like former Fiesta Bowl CEO John Junker's continuing cooperation with law enforcement authorities means it will be a long time before he is sentenced in federal court.Read More »
State officials on Thursday reached an interim settlement with plaintiffs in a decades-old court case over the adequacy of Arizona's community-based services for the seriously mentally ill.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a bill that would made criminals of police officers who enforce controversial provisions of a federal anti-terrorism law.Read More »
An Arizona death-row inmate is asking the state Supreme Court to block his execution Wednesday so a lower court can consider whether the inmate's rights to a fair clemency hearing have been violated.Read More »
Maricopa County Treasurer Charles “Hos” Hoskins will meet with an attorney to determine whether he can take legal action to stop a $975,000 settlement to Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox.Read More »
Death-row inmate Samuel Lopez has asked the Arizona Supreme Court to delay his scheduled execution on Wednesday after a lower-court found there is a good chance the state didn’t follow the law in choosing three new members to the Board of Executive Clemency.Read More »
Lawyers for an Arizona death-row inmate plan to argue the state's clemency process is flawed as they make last-minute bids to stop his execution.Read More »