Arizona court won’t overturn use of foreclosure settlement
An appellate court panel has upheld Arizona’s use of part of a multistate foreclosure settlement to help balance the state budget.
AZ Dem Party director pulled into redistricting conspiracy lawsuit
With less than two weeks before the start of the trial over whether a Democratic conspiracy rigged Arizona’s legislative map, attorneys representing each side are engaged in an 11th-hour fight over what testimony will be included and what evidence each side will get to introduce.
Arizona law on medical malpractice suits upheld
A new Arizona Supreme Court ruling upholds a state law that seeks to screen out flimsy medical-malpractice suits by requiring that plaintiffs have a testifying witness from the same medical specialty as the doctor being sued.
Federal court upholds ethnic studies prohibition
A federal court has upheld the constitutionality of Arizona’s law that prohibits public schools from offering courses that teach ethnic solidarity.
Arizona’s proof of citizenship voter registration requirement heads for Supreme Court review
WASHINGTON – To Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne, the state law requiring proof of citizenship for voter registration is “common sense,” not a burden.
Generous retirement plan for politicians and judges may soon end, setting the stage for others to follow
Almost 20 years ago the Arizona auditor general warned that the retirement plan for elected officials and judges was too generous — a member could retire with an income twice as large as an employee with the same salary and years of service in one of the state’s other plans.
Legislators walk tightrope on questions of constitutionality
Arizona lawmakers often walk a fine line between passing bills that are legal and enacting ones that turn out to be unconstitutional.
Judge orders additional release of redistricting commission’s internal documents
Attorneys hoping to prove that three of Arizona’s five redistricting commissioners intentionally designed legislative districts to favor Democrats made progress March 7 in their fight to get the commission’s attorneys to release more of the commissioners’ internal documents and communications.
Class-action status won in suit over prison care
A handful of Arizona prison inmates who sued the state over the quality of health care at the state’s prisons won class-action status that lets other prisoners join the case.
Redistricting trial still set to start March 25
Federal judges are sticking by a March 25 start date for a trial on a Republican-backed challenge to Arizona’s map of legislative districts.
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