Group plans to file suit over Arpaio recall effort
A group supporting Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio plans to file a lawsuit aimed at halting an effort to prompt a recall election against the lawman.
Supreme Court deals potentially fatal setback to Arizona medical marijuana lawsuit
The Arizona Supreme Court today denied a request to have the state’s preeminent medical marijuana lawsuit skip an appellate court review and move directly to the state’s high court, leading advocates of the system to declare victory in the more-than-two-year legal struggle over the voter-approved law’s legitimacy.
AZ Supreme Court to consider appeal on medical marijuana law
The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday is scheduled to consider whether to accelerate consideration of an appeal of a judge’s ruling that the state’s medical marijuana law is constitutional.
U.S. Supreme Court divided over Arizona voter requirement
Supreme Court justices disagreed Monday over whether states can require would-be voters to prove they are U.S. citizens before using a federal registration system designed to make signing up easier.
Tucson judge asked to rule on long-lingering English-learner case
A federal judge in Tucson is being asked to finally rule in a long-lingering case on the adequacy of Arizona’s public school programs for students learning the English language.
Redistricting commission to consider appeal of legislative privilege ruling
The state’s redistricting commission is set to discuss the lawsuits it is embroiled in today, and weigh an appeal of a recent ruling that forced commissioners to answer questions from attorneys who want to prove a conspiracy led to a legislative map that critics say favors Democrats.
Arizona woman’s death row convictions overturned
A federal appeals court on Thursday threw out the convictions of a woman on Arizona’s death row who was found guilty of murder in the 1989 killing of her 4-year-old son, who was shot in the back of the head so the defendants could collect a life insurance policy.
Feds to make arguments over SB1070
A federal court is allowing lawyers from the U.S. Department of Justice to participate in arguments on April 2 over Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s bid to overturn a ruling that bars police from enforcing a minor part of the state’s 2010 immigration law.
Arizona gets $327K in Google Street View settlement
Arizona is getting nearly $327,000 in a multi-state settlement over data collected by Google for its Street View service.
State regulators weigh in on power plant upgrades
The Arizona Corporation Commission is criticizing recent actions by the U.S. Environmental Protection agency to clean up the state’s power plants.
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