The refusal by the U.S. Supreme Court to hear appeals from five states that want to block gay marriage will likely make it tougher for Arizona's gay marriage ban to survive court challenges, legal experts said Monday.Read More »
Having won benefits for current partners of gay state and university employees, attorneys are back in court demanding the same for everyone hired in the future.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed this morning to decide who can legally draw Arizona’s congressional districts.
In a brief order, the justices said they will consider whether the U.S. Constitution requires the boundaries to be drawn by the elected Legislature – and only the Legislature.
State lawmakers should stop fighting public schools in court and come up with the money they are due to compensate them for inflation, Gov. Jan Brewer said Wednesday.Read More »
A state hearing officer on Wednesday recommended rescinding a permit given to a company to extract copper from the ground underneath Florence using chemicals.Read More »
Arizona's policy of denying thousands of Arizonans in a deferred action program access to driver's licenses is contrary to federal law, the Obama administration said today.Read More »
The top county prosecutor in metropolitan Phoenix is urging a judge to reject the Obama administration's request to throw out Arizona's law banning immigrant smuggling.Read More »
A federal appeals court ruled Friday that Peabody Western Coal Co. can give preference to Navajo tribal members when making hiring decisions for mines on the Navajo Nation.Read More »
The decision about whether Navajo Nation presidential candidate Chris Deschene speaks Navajo fluently enough to be on the ballot is headed back to a lower tribal court after a Navajo Nation Supreme court ruling Friday.Read More »
The American Civil Liberties Union warned Arizona lawmakers it had problems with a bill designed to criminalize “revenge porn,” and are now those problems are the basis of a court challenge arguing that the law is unconstitutional.Read More »