A law enacted to give the governor more choices in appointing judges is expected to join Medicaid expansion and an elections package as 2013 legislation that will wind up in court.Read More »
Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk has agreed to pursue campaign finance allegations against Attorney General Tom Horne and a top aide.
Arizona Solicitor General Robert Ellman, who reports directly to Horne, stated in a June 27 letter to Polk that he was referring the case to her office to avoid a conflict of interest in the case.
A state court ruling says the Arizona law requiring DNA testing of convicted felons doesn't permit authorities to make the convicted person pay for the testing.Read More »
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery asked a federal court Monday to allow him to help defend a legal challenge to a two-year old law banning abortion on the basis of sex and race.Read More »
Sen. Don Shooter is scheduled for arraignment in Yuma Municipal Court July 23 on three misdemeanor charges after barging into a school classroom in March and confronting a teacher, according to court records.Read More »
YARNELL — The Yavapai County justice court in Yarnell is closed due to the wildfire that burned dozens of homes and killed 19 members of a Hotshots firefighting crew from Prescott.Read More »
Attorney General Tom Horne is asking a court to end Maricopa County Community College District’s practice of offering in-state tuition for illegal immigrants.Read More »
Cathi Herrod, president of the Center for Arizona Policy, looked on the bright side of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions to strike a provision of the Defense of Marriage Act and effectively not rule on California’s Proposition 8.Read More »
A new sentencing date has been set for former U.S. Rep. Rick Renzi for his convictions on charges that he used his office for personal financial gain and looted a family insurance business to help pay for his 2002 campaign.Read More »
Democrats and Latino activists are concerned that Tuesday’s U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling lifting the requirement that Arizona and other states get federal approval for election and voting law changes may have ended their best chance of stopping a newly passed omnibus election law.Read More »