The Ninth Circuit has re-instated court oversight of Tucson Unified School District’s desegregation efforts, with Judge Sidney Thomas writing in his opinion that the 2009 decision to grant the district “unitary” status was unfounded.Read More »
Aided by a group advocating for prisoners’ rights, an inmate today challenged in Maricopa County Superior Court a provision of a new law that allows the Department of Corrections to deduct a fee on deposits made to prisoners’ bank accounts.Read More »
One man is serving a life sentence for fatally shooting 21-year-old Heather Quan on Dec. 23, 2006.
Prosecutors have had a more difficult time bringing the shooter’s father and alleged accomplice, Larry Lloyd Carver, 59, to trial for Quan’s death.
ASU law professor Paul Bender believes the Arizona Supreme Court wrote an unnecessarily lengthy ruling and dissent to explain its decision for allowing him to remain as a nominee for the Independent Redistricting Commission in January.Read More »
An Arizona death-row inmate convicted of fatally beating a man is asking the state's clemency board for mercy.Read More »
A federal appeals court Tuesday said a Southern Baptist church can sue the city of Yuma for damages after city zoning decisions prevented the congregation from worshiping at a building it bought in the city’s Old Town section.Read More »
A federal judge rejected a request by a volunteer border-watch group to become a party in the federal government's challenge to Arizona's immigration enforcement law.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court on Friday justified its reasoning in allowing ASU law professor Paul Bender to remain as a candidate for the Independent Redistricting Commission by saying no use of the terms “public office” or “public officers” in Arizona law includes tribal officers.Read More »
A recent letter intended to clarify the federal government’s policies on prosecuting medical marijuana cases won’t put an end to the state’s lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice, Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne said July 6.Read More »
Newly enacted restrictions on abortion services in Arizona are being put on hold temporarily while a judge considers a legal challenge.Read More »