Attorneys who won a racial-profiling lawsuit against the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office are asking a judge to order that the county pay them $7.3 million in fees.Read More »
Relatively few private attorneys want to become judges in Arizona
Stagnant salaries and diminished retirement benefits keep private attorneys from joining Arizona’s bench, which is becoming unbalanced by increasing numbers of former government lawyers, said a lobbyist for Arizona judges.
An Arizona Court of Appeals ruling that put the state’s new campaign contribution limits on hold triggered widespread confusion among candidates and election attorneys.Read More »
The Arizona Court of Appeals blocked Arizona’s new campaign contribution limits, reversing a trial judge’s ruling and putting a halt to a month of fundraising under the higher limits.Read More »
Every law regulating ballot measure campaigns, political action committees and possibly even candidates’ campaign committees in Arizona may soon be wiped from the books, at least until the Legislature can write new ones.Read More »
Four current and former members of the state Board of Executive Clemency are each owed about $2,000 in overtime pay, but some are being told they owe the state retirement system even larger amounts.Read More »
A federal judge in Phoenix on Tuesday certified a class action lawsuit alleging securities fraud against First Solar and its executives, a company that is selling a Mesa plant that Gov. Jan Brewer once hoped would be a shining example of solar investment.Read More »
A federal appeals court has upheld a lower court's ruling that bars enforcement of a minor section of Arizona's 2010 immigration law.Read More »
Arizona officials are studying whether current and former members of the state Board of Executive Clemency are owed potentially significant amounts of overtime pay.Read More »
Arizona abortion facilities increased slightly since 2010 despite restrictive laws
Despite a recent decline, there are more licensed abortion clinics in Arizona now than in 2010, when licensing requirements took effect and the Legislature passed tougher abortion restrictions.