Attorneys for the state are warning a federal judge that fewer “straight” couples will marry and existing marriages will become less stable if he allows gays to wed.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer’s general counsel Joe Sciarrotta will go from the Ninth Floor to the bench when his boss leaves office next year.Read More »
The pastor of a small Gilbert congregation says the town government believes political campaign signs are more important than the small placards that give directions to his service.
Attorneys for Clyde Reed, pastor and founder of Good News Presbyterian Church, will now try to convince the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Gilbert’s favor.
An out-of-state law firm is representing an Arizona First Amendment advocacy group that hopes to convince a federal judge that the state’s execution procedures are unconstitutional and the state should be required to provide information on the prolonged execution of an Arizona inmate.Read More »
Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor said Wednesday it's critical to the future of democracy to prepare school students for citizenship.Read More »
The chief attorney for the city of Tucson is telling a judge that national security could be compromised if it is forced to disclose some documents about how it uses equipment it has purchased to track cell phone users.Read More »
A judge ordered the primary sponsor of Arizona's 2010 immigration law to comply with a subpoena calling for him to turn over his emails and documents about the contentious statute.Read More »
Clean Elections Executive Director Tom Collins said a recent court ruling on what constitutes electioneering confirms his findings that a group that ran ads against Scott Smith in the governor’s race violated campaign laws.Read More »
An attorney for the state told a federal judge late Monday it’s “unfortunate” – but not illegal – that Arizona will not recognize a man legally married in California as his husband’s legal survivor.Read More »
The courts are busy sorting out an alleged scandal involving the state’s pension system for police and firefighters.Read More »