The Institute for Justice has filed a lawsuit against the Arizona State Board of Cosmetology over its crackdown on a hair removal practice known as threading.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court refused to hear a lawsuit against the impending cuts to the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, but attorney Tim Hogan is hoping he’ll fare better in Superior Court.Read More »
As many as 30,000 Native Americans from seven Arizona tribes stand to benefit from the final settlement this week of a years-long, $3.4 billion lawsuit against the U.S. government.
Members of the Tohono O’odham, Navajo, Salt River, Pima-Maricopa, San Carlos Apache, Hopi, Gila River and Colorado River tribes are part of the class in Cobell v. Salazar.
Arizona’s system of public campaign financing has been dealt a major, although expected, blow by the U.S. Supreme Court, which ruled today that the matching funds provision of the Clean Elections Act is unconstitutional.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court has declined to hear a lawsuit against upcoming cuts to the state's Medicaid program, clearing the way for a partial enrollment freeze to take effect on July 1.Read More »
Attorneys representing former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas in disciplinary proceedings have asked a judge to let them withdraw from the case because the county hasn’t paid them for all their services.Read More »
Federal judges engaged in a lively debate with lawyers Tuesday over Arizona's effort to require people to show proof of citizenship when they register to vote.Read More »
Ghosts of Clean Elections: Remaining law could be obstacle to increasing campaign contribution limits
If voters choose to permanently scrap public financing for campaigns in November 2012, proponents of higher campaign contribution limits may find themselves trying to answer a tricky question: How do you further the intent of a law that no longer exists?
They’re hoping they don’t have to find out.
Gov. Jan Brewer is asking a federal judge to allow her countersuit against the federal government in the SB1070 lawsuit to move forward over the objections of the U.S. Department of Justice.Read More »
The Arizona Biomedical Research Commission filed suit June 10 against the state to stop the enactment of a new law that turns over the administration of certain special research funds to the Department of Health Services.Read More »